Corylus americana

Hazelnut

Grows on forest edges in part shade or full sun. Only grows to about 2 meters tall, so by all definitions this is a shrub that can take the form of a small tree. Produces edible nuts that are favourites of humans and animals.

Height x Width (feet): 7 x 6

Sun Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Water Requirements: Dry to moist conditions

Urban Friendliness: Good especially as a fence-row species