NH State Forest Nursery

American HazelnutCorylus americana

Mature height: 5-10'.


Grows well on dry sites, often in thickets

Wildlife Value:

Nuts (also called filberts) ripen in late summer and are preferred by numerous mammals, game birds and some songbirds

Seed Source:

New Hampshire

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 per 1000
1-2 yr 6-12" $15

Available in the Native Species and Songbird/Wildlife Packages.

photo of american hazelnut courtesy of dr. michael dirr

American Hazelnut

photo of american hazelnut bushes


photo of american hazelnuts

NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488