Plant Care Western Beaked Hazel

Western Beaked Hazel

About Western Beaked Hazel

Western Beaked Hazel is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is a fun challenge to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Western Beaked Hazel likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Western Beaked Hazel belongs to the Corylus genus, and is native to Canada and the United States.


Corylus cornuta

Also known as

Beaked hazel, California hazelnut and Beaked hazelnut

How to care for Western Beaked Hazel


How often to water your Western Beaked Hazel

Water needs for Western Beaked Hazel
0.5 cups
every 9

Western Beaked Hazel needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Western Beaked Hazel

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Western Beaked Hazel in your home

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

Western Beaked Hazel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Western Beaked Hazel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Western Beaked Hazel in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Western Beaked Hazel

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Western Beaked 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 Western Beaked Hazel after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Western Beaked Hazel can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Western Beaked Hazel

Western Beaked Hazel

Western Beaked Hazel

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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