Plant Care Corkscrew Hazel

Corkscrew Hazel

Also known as

Cobnut, Cobnut, Hazel, Common hazel, Cob nut and corkscrew hazel


Corylus avellana

How to care for Corkscrew Hazel


How often to water your Corkscrew Hazel

Water needs for Corkscrew Hazel
0.5 cups
every 9

Corkscrew Hazel needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Corkscrew Hazel

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Corkscrew Hazel in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

61% Medium

Growing Corkscrew Hazel in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Corkscrew Hazel in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Corkscrew Hazel in San Diego, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 23% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Corkscrew Hazel in San Diego, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 28th, 2021

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Cobnut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Corkscrew Hazel: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Corkscrew Hazel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Corkscrew Hazel does not tolerate low light 🚫.

San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Corkscrew Hazel

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Corkscrew Hazel: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Corkscrew Hazel after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Corkscrew Hazel is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Corkscrew Hazel

Corkscrew Hazel

Corkscrew Hazel

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Diego, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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