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Deciduous Shrubs

CORYLUS avellana 'Red Dragon'
Common Name: Filbert, Red Dragon Contorted

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Plant Type: Deciduous Shrubs
Zone: 4 Foliage: Burgundy
Height: 6-8' Fall Foliage:
Width / Spread: 8-10' Flower: Catkin
Habit: Spreading Flower Season: Early Spring
Sun Requirements: Full Fruit: Nut
Uses: Cut Flower
Specimen
Winter Interest
Tolerance: Disease Resistant


Description:
Spectacular winter form! Twisted, curled branches have pendulous catkins that are tinted red on this cultivar. Leaves are burgundy, slightly twisted, and hold their color well into the heat of the summer. The best part of this plant is that it is resistant to Eastern Filbert Blight which has killed so many Corylus in New England over the years.

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