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Corylus avellana

For sale by Mythic Hippo Photography

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A number of self-seeded hazels, sizes varying from 17-30cm tall.

Corylus avellana | Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15
Plant Size
Total Price
17cm × 12cm

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Plant Finder: about Corylus avellana

Common names

Hazel nut, Corkscrew hazel, Cobnut


Corylus avellana (Hazel nut). This is an upright-bushy shrub or tree. It will produce a density growth of stems about 7m high. In the winter the bare twigs are massively covered with long yellow-orange, red catkins. The nut is enclosed in a green, fringed tube, In the autumn the leaves will become pale yellow.


It is very tolerant of high winds. It will prefer rich soil and will do well in full sun or partial shade.

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, ornamental

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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    Hardy plants, for partial shade/full shade, lime clay soil, perennials preferred, wildlife/pollinator friendly (no double blooms).

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