Corylus avellana Red Dragon
Red Dragon Hazelnut or Filbert
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub/tree. Outwardly spreading plant habit, twisted stems, burgundy colored
catkins and leaf buds, and rich dark burgundy-colored leaves. Will produce a few fruit (nuts),
but they are small; borne in clusters of one or two.
- Sun to part shade. Resistant to eastern filbert blight caused by the fungus Anisogramma
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Developed at Oregon State University by Shawn Mehlenbacher and David Smith.. US Plant Patent, PP20,694, February 2, 2010