Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic'
Common name: 
Red Majestic Hazelnut
Red Majestic Filbert
Pronunciation: 
KO-ril-us a-ve-LAH-na
Family: 
Betulaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous shrub/tree.  Plant habit compact and outward spreading to semi-weeping, stems twisted, leaves a rich, dark burgundy in spring and summer.  Flower development has not been observed, hence winter catkins are absent. 
  • Sun to part shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4    Developed in Germany by Rolf de Vries.  US Plant Patent, PP16,048, October 18, 2005.
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  • plant habit, flowering

    plant habit, flowering

  • contorted branchlets

    contorted branchlets

  • male catkins

    male catkins

  • male catkin flowers

    male catkin flowers

  • plant habit, spring

    plant habit, spring

  • leafy shoot

    leafy shoot

  • leaves, spring

    leaves, spring