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Red Majestic

Corylus avellana

Red Majestic is a bronze/red leaved form of the twisted hazel. It features the same contorted shoots and leaves, but with an interesting bronze colour.

Red Majestic hazel trees for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £64.50
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

How to grow

Like the regular green-leaved form, Red Majestic will grow in most soils.

We supply this plant as a single-stemmed bush, but it will naturally revert to a multi-branched shrub if left to its own devices - new shoots readily grow from the base of the plant.

Red Majestic characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plantAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightTolerates shade
  • PruningPrune hard
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteOccasional droughtWindy site
  • Flowering monthFebruary
  • Leaf colourDark purple
  • Leaf colour - autumnBronze / Purple
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • Corylus avellana
    Contorta
    This is the most popular of the contorted hazels, with yellow catkins, and particularly attractive in winter.

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. We try to keep all pot-grown trees down to about 1.5m as supplied, but some may be larger. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Corylus Ave Red Majestic hazel tree