Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Flowering Period: January to March (Catkins).
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Corylus avellana 'Contorta' grows to be a medium sized or eventually large, densely branching shrub with contorted, twisting stems.
Height: up to 3 m (10 ft) in many years.
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Notes: The twisted stems of Corylus avellana 'Contorta' are often used to help create eye-catching flower arrangements.