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Corylus colurna
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Corylus colurna
Corylus colurna
Corylus colurna
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A remarkable tree native to parts of South-east Europe and Western Asia, with a striking pyramidal habit and much sought after for its architectural appeal. The leaves of Corylus colurna are a lush, dark green and catkins appear in spring followed by interestingly shaped fruits later in the year.

The bark becomes ridged and corky on mature trees, sometimes peeling to reveal orange/brown bark beneath. Corylus colurna grows to be a handsome garden or street tree.

Supplied Size: 3L/4L pots (approx 3-4 years old, freshly potted for new season, 60 - 80 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: March - April (Catkins).
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Corylus colurna grows to be a medium sized or eventually large, pyramidal tree.
    • Height: up to 20 m (65 ft) if left unpruned.
    • Spread: 7 m (23 ft) if left unpruned.
  • Notes: Corylus colurna is notably drought resistant one established.


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