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Corylus avellana

Common Name(s): European hazel; filbert
Family: Betulaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 150 to 210 (days)
Abs.Max=95° (F)    Opt.Max=75° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=41° (F)
Precipitation: 35 to 43 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 27° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium textures
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright
Heavily damaged by alternating periods of freezing & thawing in winter. Confined to northwestern US.
Powdery Mildew
Fuel - fuelwood, Environ. - ornamental, Food - nut, Material - lipids, Material - wood, Material - essent oils
Temperate-continental, subtropical-humid, temperate marine, subtropical-dry summer
Geographical Origin:
Caucasus, Western Asia, Europe
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