European Hazelnut Tree Form – Corylus avellana are often referred to as the European or common hazelnut. European hazelnuts are often naturally a shrub but, in this case, has been trained to grow as trees. Contorted or corkscrew hazelnuts are known and loved for their twisting, spiral-like stems and take centre stage in winter when their branches are more visible.
Hydrangeas Tree Form – There is nothing quite like Hydrangeas in tree form to add elegance and structure to your garden. Of all the small, flowering trees, hydrangea trees are the most dramatic when in full bloom. In addition, they are easy to grow and they will bloom dependably year after year. These traditional yet hard-to-find specimens provide balance, stature, and scale.
Hydrangea trees do not naturally grow into the shape of a tree. Left to their own devices, all hydrangeas will grow into shrubs with multiple stems. They are pruned into single trunk trees when they are very young. They dependably bloom on new growth every year in mid-summer through fall and the show is spectacular.
Planting the hydrangea tree properly is the key to its success. It should be planted in a location that receives at least four hours of sun a day for most of the spring and summer. When planting a young Hydrangea tree form, you should provide extra bracing & support for the tree the first year or two.