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Corylus avellana

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We have many self sown Hazels, and a few either maples/ashs. All these will either grow to a tree or can be trained as a natural rural hedge. I believe theres a chance these hazels will produce nuts as the larger ones in our garden have nuts that you can eat if the squirrels dont get there first!

A few dug out but about 5 still in the ground and need digging.

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120cm × 40cm × 5
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Common names

Hazel nut, Corkscrew hazel, Cobnut

Description

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.

Cultivation

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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Corylus avellana | Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • 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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Broomfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1
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