Corylus avellana 'contorta'

Crazy Filbert, Corkscrew Hazel

This is an unusual shrub growing 2-4 m in ideal conditions. Foliage is light green and serrated, turning yellow in Autumn, but the main feature of this shrub-like tree comes after leaf drop when the twisted branches are free of foliage and clearly visible, adding a dramatic sculptural presence to the landscape. To add to its beauty, yellow hanging catkins are produced on the bare branches. Definitely a variety to consider if you're looking for something a little different to make a statement.

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Common Name Crazy Filbert, Corkscrew Hazel
Foliage Deciduous 195
Form Shrub 54
Mature Size 2-4 x 2m
Family Betulaceae 12
Genus Corylus 1
Species Avellana 'Contorta' 1
Great as a feature shrub in a small garden.
Position & Soil
Prefers a sunny position.
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Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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