Corylus avellana 'Rote Zeller'
Common name: 
Rote Zeller Hazelnut
Pronunciation: 
KO-ril-us a-ve-LAH-na
Family: 
Betulaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
C. a. ‘Rote Zellernus’
Corylus maxima ‘Rote Zeller’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub/tree.  Leaves emerge red then turn to a bronze-red in late summer and greenish by fall.  Catkins are reddish-purple and nut husks reddish.
  • Sun to part shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4      From Germany.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden.
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  • male catkins and female flowers

    male catkins and female flowers

  • plant habit, early May

    plant habit, early May

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    leaves, early May

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    leaves, late June

  • fruit, July

    fruit, July

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    leaves, mid-September