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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 £51.50
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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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. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Corylus Ave Red Majestic hazel tree