Corylus avellena 'Rosita'

Rosita Contorted Filbert

Categories: Shrubs

Hardy pink flowers in late winter followed by deep red wavy leaves. It has the best red coloring. Husks and nuts are also red in small clusters and hold their color well into fall. Will mature into a 8-12 foot tree.

More About Corylus avellena 'Rosita'

  • wonderful contrasting foliage and twigs
  • very hardy...needs no protection

Corylus avellana 'Rosita' develops lovely reddish-purple foliage that matures to a deep purple-green. It grows 12 feet tall and 8 feet wide. Zones 4-8

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6-10 ft


5-10 ft

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Corylus avellena 'Rosita' Characteristics


  • Interesting Bark
  • Specimen


  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Fall Color

  • Wine Red

Flower Color

  • Red


  • Spreading
  • Irregular