Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic'
  • Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic'

Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic'

£28.00

(Contorted Purple-leaved Hazel) A handsome new introduction to the United Kingdom, Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic' is a contorted hazel with beautiful, deep purple leaves in spring and summer.

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A handsome new introduction to the United Kingdom, Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic' is a contorted hazel with beautiful, deep purple leaves in spring and summer. The twigs and branches have the same intricately contorted appearance and masses of small, pink/purple catkins appear in later winter or early spring.

Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic' is an eye-catching garden plant with year round interest.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: January to March (Catkins).
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic'  grows to be a medium sized or eventually large, densely branching shrub with contorted, twisting stems.
    • Height: up to 3 m (10 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
  • Notes: The twisted stems of Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic' can be used to help create eye-catching flower arrangements.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Catkins, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, To grow in a pot

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