There are about 10 species of deciduous trees, they produced toothed leaves that are prominently veined and tapered to a point. In the spring yellow male catkins are produced. They are fully hardy and will need sun or semi-shade with fertile, well drained soil.
How to propagate Ostrya
Seed in autumn.
Other uses of Ostrya
Grown for their foliage, catkins and fruits. can be grown in large gardens