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Corylus avellana 'Red Dragon' (Red-leaved Contorted Hazelnut)

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Corylus avellana 'Red Dragon' Red-leaved Contorted Hazelnut | 3-4' plant | 2 gal. pot

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Multi-season interest! Red new growth holds long into the season eventually fading to green then turns yellow-gold in fall. Spiraling corkscrew stems and burgundy catkins add lots of winter interest. Resistant to eastern filbert blight. PP20,694

Corylus avellana 'Red Dragon' (Red-leaved Contorted Hazelnut)

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Add red leaves in summer to outwardly spiraling corkscrew stems and long dangles of burgundy catkins in winter and you've got a great plant for multi-season interest! PLUS resistance to eastern filbert blight. Red new growth is held long into the season but eventually fades to green and then yellow-gold in fall. PP#20,694 6-8 x 3-5 feet. Zones 4-8.

Additional Information

Name Corylus avellana 'Red Dragon' (Red-leaved Contorted Hazelnut)
Nursery Only No
Plant Height 6-8 ft
Plant Width 3-5 ft
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Sun Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture Average
Foliage Color Red
Plant Size Selector Large Shrub (6-15 ft)
Plant Type Deciduous Shrub
Deer Resistant No
Soil Type Not picky
U.S. Native No
Native to Europe
New Offering No
Genus Corylus
Species avellana
Cultivar 'Red Dragon'
Common Name Red-leaved Contorted Hazelnut
Hybridizer Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station
RareFind Exclusive No
Rare Plant Yes
Catalog Category Trees, Shrubs & Vines