South Dakota Native Plant Research
Corylus cornuta

Scientific Name

Corylus cornuta


Download Vegetative: Hazel nuts growing in Spearfish Canyon (63 KB)

Download Fruiting: Beaked Hazel nuts in August (138 KB)

Family Name


Common Name

Beaked hazel

Horticulture Notes

Seed Collection: Collect seed in mid-late summer
Germination: Stratification or fall sow
Vegetative Propagation: Transplant root suckers
Soils: Well-drained
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Water: Dry to moist
Notes: Collect the seed when the edges of the huskd begin to turn brown.

Corylus cornuta