johnr's Corylus avellana 'Contorta' x 1 Blooming
Sport of the common native hazel, found growing wild in an English hedgerow in the 1860’s. Well known for its peculiar twisted branches and twigs. Drooping tassel like catkins appearing before the leaves in spring. Normally found as grafted plants, cut out any straight stems growing up from the rootstock. Sterile – propogate only from cuttings or by grafting.
July 2013 doing well.
johnr's Corylus avellana 'Contorta' Care Instructions
Hazel 'Contorta' normally grows to a mature height of 3.05 metres (that's 9.91 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full shade light - Hazel 'Contorta' should be planted in a location that enjoys partial sun.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8) is within the ideal range for Hazel 'Contorta'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 8.
Hazel 'Contorta' ideally needs a soil ph of 6.8 to 7.7 (acidic to alkaline soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.
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