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Corylus avellana 'Contorta' - Harry Lauder's Walking Stick

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Corylus 'Contorted Filbert'
Corylus avellana 'Harry Lauder's Walking Stick' 

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 4b-8b  Find Your Zone



Special Attributes

With its twisted, corkscrew branches, Contorted Filbert, also known as Henry or Harry Lauder Walking Stick, is guaranteed to please. The branches of this large shrub or small tree are especially attractive in the landscape during winter, when there are no leaves on the plant. Before new leaves emerge in spring interesting and colorful yellow catkins dangle in clusters from the tips of stems. The obovate leaves (s inches long) feature double toothed margins and are green for most of the growing season turning yellow in the fall. Branches can be cut for use as an accent in indoor floral arrangements. Contorted Filbert is a must have for the gardener that enjoys unique and interesting plants!




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing 8 to 12 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide, the Henry Lauder Walking Stick Contorted Filbert is perfect for use as a focal point specimen in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. It can be grown as a large shrub or lower branches can be removed to form an attractive small tree. It can also be grown in a larger container situated on a patio, deck or around other outdoor living spaces. A fine addition to an Asian gardens and rock gardens.


Cultural Preferences

Contorted Filbert prefers a moist but well drained slightly acid to slightly alkaline soil and full sun to part shade. When planting in heavy clay soil it's a good idea to amend the native soil at a 50/50 ration with a sandy, bagged top soil to ensure good drainage. We suggest a minimum of 4 hours direct sunlight per day during spring, summer and fall.


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Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 4b-8b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Deciduous Flowering Shrub or Small Tree
Height at Maturity:  8-12'
Width at Maturity:  6-8'
Growth Habit / Form:  Bushy, Upright
Growth Rate:  Moderate
Flower Color: Yellow, Light Yellow, Bronze
Flower Size:  Medium, 1/4" wide x 1-2" long
Flowering Period:  Late Winter, Early Spring
Flower Type:  Catkin
Fragrant Flowers:  N0
Foliage Color:  Dark Green, Bronze
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Sun Needs:  Full Sun or Mostly Sun, Morning Sun with Dappled or Afternoon Shade, Morning Shade with Evening Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Low when established
Soil Type:  Clay (Amended), Loam, Sand, Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained 
Soil pH:  6.0 - 7.5 (Slighty Acidic to Slightly Alkaline)
Maintenance / Care:  Very Low when left in it's natural form
Attracts:  Birds, Visual Attention
Resistances:  Deer, Disease, Heat, Insect (Excluding Japanese Beetles), Filbert Blight



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