Photo Credits: 2010 Barry Breckling | 2010 Barry Breckling | 2008 Margo Bors

USDA Zones: 7-10
Sunset Zones: 2-5, 7-9, 14-20
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part,Shade
Water: Moderate
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 12 ft wide x 20 ft high
Form: Tree - Oval
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Flower Season: Inconspicuous
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Coarse
Deciduous: Yes
Fall Color: Red
Fruit: Edible
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Western hazelnut grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.