10. Hazelnut Shrub


Matures at 16’ tall by 13’ wide shrub. The plant produces edible nuts in late summer that can be roasted and eaten by people or left for wildlife to enjoy. Will begin producing nuts approximately 4-5 years after planting transplants. It grows well in partial shade to full sun, and produces showy fall foliage with orange rose, purplish-red, yellow and green hues. Seedeaters, such as blue jays and woodpeckers, are attracted to this plant.