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PlantFiles: Purple Leaf Filbert
Corylus maxima 'Purpurea'

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Family: Betulaceae (beh-tyoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Corylus (KOR-ih-lus) (Info)
Species: maxima (MAKS-ih-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Purpurea

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Burgundy
Bronze-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive philomel On Oct 9, 2002, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenes
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

The hazels are useful as they are shade tolerant shrubs. This one has extra large rich purple leaves and catkins to match.
The leaves are particularly beautiful with the sun shining through them.


Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Seattle, Washington



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