Hazelnut Seeds - American

(Corylus americana) Zones 4 - 9. Native Hazelnut.

Hazelnuts are delicious! This native species is naturally found in Southern, Central Canada. Nuts are slightly larger that those of the Beaked Hazelnut and plants reach about 12ft in height. 

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Cold Hardiness: Zones 4 - 9

Edible: Yes

SizeLarge Shrub. 

Growth RateMedium - Fast

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: Yes

Germination: 60 - 80%

Sun requirements: Tolerates heavy shade. Fruits best in Full Sun.

Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well draining.

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GROWING INSTRUCTIONS

- Soak Seeds 24 hrs. Follow with 120 days cold, moist stratification. For more information on stratification, check out our article "How To Start Your Tree Seeds".

*If you are doing the cold period in your fridge, please check on your seeds. 120 days is an estimate & they may sprout sooner.*

- Plant stratified seeds in pots or a nursery bed using standard potting soil. Heat mats are NOT required & can hinder germination!

- Protect young tree seedlings from slugs, cutworms & rodents. Slugs especially can eat primary leaves as soon as they come up, so be vigilant! 

* Hazels are thicket-forming shrubs. Plant where they can spread. *

 *Excited about growing Nut Trees from seed? Learn more HERE.*

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia. 

  • $9.99



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