Instead, we'll have an ornamental hazelnut tree.
|Red Dragon (corylus avellana contorta) contorted filbert tree, 8 years.|
Of course when we get it on Wednesday, it will look more like this. It will take 8 years to look like the trees above. =)
This variety of hazelnut tree is supposed to be immune to filbert blight. It will add a bit of winter color to our front yard as it shows catkins during winter. And we may get a few hazelnuts as a bonus.
Birkemeier Farms is selling them right now and I'm gonna get one! We're picking it up on Wednesday.
Jeff has also gotten his garden started this year. These are carrots and radishes he planted a week or two ago.
Multnomah County Master Gardeners Early Spring Edibles Sale. It was mostly pre-order, but they're going to have some extra stock to sell on Saturday and I'll go poke around and see if there is anything we want to pick up.
Update on Thursday, it was indeed more of a twig when he got it home. If not for the tag, you probably couldn't pick it out in the picture at all. But hopefully it will be tall and beautiful in 8 years!