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