The beaked hazelnut (Corylus cornuta) is found in the far northeast corner of Iowa.
Habitat: Grows native on moist slopes and bluffs in northeast Iowa.
Hardiness: Zones 4 though 8
Growth Rate: Moderate
Mature Shape: Globular or mounded mid-height shrub
Height: 8 feet
Width: 4-7 feet
Site Requirements: Best suited in sandy soil with little competition from grass.
Flowering Dates: Mid-March through Early April
Seed Dispersal Dates: Late August through Late September
Seed Bearing Age: 2-3 years
Seed Bearing Frequency: Yearly
Seed Stratification: Planting in fall is recommended