Curators' Choice - Plant Of The Month
Botanic Name: Corylus avellana 'Contorta'
Common Name: Corkscrew Hazel
Curators Quote: A beautiful feature for the garden, this large shrub is prized for its winter interest.
Description: The Corkscrew Hazel is a large deciduous shrub with contorted stems often used in floral arrangements. Useful as a feature plant in the garden or in a large container.
Location in the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden: Formal garden behind the southern Whispering Wall.
Grow To: 2.5-4m.
When To Plant: Winter.
Where To Plant: Part Shade, Full Sun.
Level of Care: Low.
Available For Sale: Next year.