Corylus chinensis - leaves in late spring
  • Corylus chinensis - leaves in late spring

Corylus chinensis

£45.00

(Chinese Hazel) Corylus chinensis is a rare small to medium sized tree in the UK with reddish-maroon young leaves turning dark green as they age.

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Corylus chinensis is a rare small to medium sized tree in the UK with reddish-maroon young leaves turning dark green as they age. Established trees develop a distinctive spreading habit with light coloured, furrowed bark. 

Hardy but generally best in a sunny position with some shelter from cold winds.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: March - April (Catkins).
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Corylus chinensis grows to be a small to medium sized, spreading tree.
    • Height: 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
    • Spread: 8 - 10 m (26 - 32 ft) 

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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall), Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Catkins, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, Rare and Unusual, Habit - Architectural

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