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European Filbert

Coylus avellana

GIS Coordinate:
N40 21.063 W94 52.951

Trail Number:
G2

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Description

Family:
Betulaceae

Foliage:
Leaves alternate, simple, 2 to 4" Long, 1 ½ to 3" wide

Native Locale:
Europe, western Asia and northern Africa

Mature Height:
12 to 20 feet

Mature Width:
n/a

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 4 to 8

Soil Preference:
Prefers well-drained, loamy soils; pH adaptable

Growth Habit:
Small tree but usually forms a dense thicket of erect stems and develops extensive shoots from the roots

Rate of Growth:
Medium to Fast

Disease and Insect:
n/a

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Nut: Nut ¾" long

Photos

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