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Corylus x  'Red Zellernus (Red Zellernut)'
Corylus x  'Red Zellernus (Red Zellernut)'
Corylus x  'Red Zellernus (Red Zellernut)'
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Description

Available Autumn/Winter 2017 An uncommon selection with rich-purple leaves, Corylus maxima 'Red Zellernus' is festooned with long, pretty, pink catkins, followed by purple, edible nuts later in the year.

Although superficially similar in appearance to Corylus colurna 'Te Terra Red', this has a more branching, bushy and slightly less graceful habit once established. Corylus 'Red Zellernus' is also more suitable for coppicing to grow as a smaller shrub.

Supplied Size: 4L or 5L pots (approx 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: January to March (Catkins).
  • Flower Colour: Dusky pink
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Corylus maxima 'Red Zellernus' grows to be a large, branching shrub which can be coppiced if required.
    • Height: 5 m (16 ft) if left unpruned.
    • Spread: 5 m (16 ft) if left unpruned.

Plant Video

Two 12 year old Corylus maxima 'Red Zellernus' in our gardens. Height 12 ft / Spread 10 ft. The video shows the colourful summer foliage.


 


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