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Corylus Avellana Contorta (Corkscrew Hazel)

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Contorted stems give amazing winter interest

The Harry Lauders Walking Stick tree is also known as the corkscrew hazel. It has curled and twisted shoots and has a fine show of yellow catkins in late winter-early spring. A covering of winter frost makes a cheery sight. Prune hard at will!

Plant details

Item Number: 554900

  • Colour: Green
  • Features:
  • Size: 7L container

In depth plant information

Property Value
Plant type Ornamental shrub
Flower colour
Season of interest Winter
Evergreen No
Plant height 250 cm - 400 cm
Plant width 250 cm - 400 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Attracts bees No
Attracts butterflies No
Plant height in 5 years 110 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H6

Will perform best in these conditions

Property Value
Soil type Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained, Medium
Planting site Wildlife garden, Cottage garden, Informal garden

Delivered direct from Frank Matthews who deliver once a week. Orders placed by 12pm Monday will be delivered the same week, usually on a Wednesday or Thursday.  

Delivery costs £4.95, or is free on orders over £59.