Corylus cornuta californica Western Hazelnut

  • Corylus cornuta californica,  Western Hazelnut
  • Corylus cornuta californica,  Western Hazelnut
  • Plant type
    • Deciduous Shrub
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Very Dry
    • Dry
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • UPL-Very dry, found in upland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 1-2 ft., 8-12 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 12 ft., 8 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 20 ft., 10 ft.
 

A tall, spreading deciduous shrub with edible hazelnuts favored by squirrels. Common understory shrub in natural settings. Is a very commonly used small tree for habitat restoration.

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