Corylus americana. Thicket forming native shrub producing nutritious hazelnuts and fodder for animals. Excellent species to incorporate into a pasture/grazing system.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5
Recommended Use: cooking, baking, wheat flour replacement for the nuts, animal fodder of vegetative growth or nuts.
Pollination: requires a least 2 to produce nuts, but will produce better with more Corylus spp.
Height not including roots: 15-30cm