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

Gnarled, twisted branches and twigs make an interesting feature year round, especially in winter. Fuzzy yellowish catkins appear in early spring and are followed by crinkled green foliage. Bright yellow Fall Colour. Takes well to containers and lends itself to display as curiosity.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers moist soil but is adaptable to alkaline or salt. Drought tolerant once established. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs.

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