Plant Catalog - CORYLUS AVELLANA CONTORTA
CORYLUS AVELLANA CONTORTA
Corylus avellana 'Contorta'
Corkscrew Hazelnut, Harry Lauder's Walking Stick
A deciduous shrub or small tree with spectacularly contorted branches and twigs. Oval, bright green leaves have saw-toothed edges and turn yellow in fall. Pendulous, yellow catkins appear in winter. This hybrid typically does not bear fruit.
USDA zones: 3 - 9
Sunset zones: 2 - 9, 14 - 20
Mature size: 8 feet high and 10 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: regular water