The American Hazelnut Tree grows well in USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8. It typically thrives in Full to Partial Sun and can grow 12-24 in. per year. Once full grown they can reach a height of 15-20 ft and a spread of 10-15 ft. The American Hazelnut Tree does best in Well-Drained Acidic, alkaline, rich, sandy soil. In fall expect to see the leaves transition to a beautiful hue of Yellow -Orange. With proper conditions they will produce Nuts that are edible to humans. Pet sensitivites are always specifc to size and breed so please check with a vet before allowing your pet to consume any part of a plant. However, general studies do show that these are pet safe. Be ready to see a variety of wildlife drawn to the American Hazelnut Tree as they can attract Birds and Small Mammals. When receiving your plant they will ship to you between 18-24 in in height. We unfortuately can not send these to the following states: AK, AZ, CA, HI, OR, WA. We apologize! We only ship to the Continental U.S. and some states and the USDA have restrictions on specific plants. Please refer to the above section for a breakdown of the plant details and information. Happy Planting!