Corylus americana 'Purpleleaf Bailey Select'

American Hazelnut


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Large, heart shaped leaves
  • Deep purple foliage
  • Dense, mounding foliage
  • Produces desirable edible nuts for people and wildlife
  • Excellent native hedge
Edible
Edible
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Tolerates dry-moist, well drained soil

Pruning can be done anytime of the year

Hazelnuts ripen Sept-October

To determine if worms are in your nuts, place nuts in a bucket, fill with water

Any nuts tha float should be discarded

All other nuts can be dried and stored for months


Height: 7-8 ft
Spread: 7-8 ft
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-9
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Native
  • Fall Color
  • Naturalizing
  • Edible
  • Mass Planting
  • Fast Growing

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright
  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Bronze
  • Green
  • Burgundy

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water