A reliable cropper producing good quality nuts. Fairly resistant to leaf curl. 90/120cm trees available
A large, fast growing tree, very ornamental in July, when laden with yellowish-green male and female catkins. Hot summers produce the best crops. The glossy, brown nuts are enclosed in a tough outer case, covered densely in long, branched spines. Foliage is very attractive and autumn colour is excellent. 1.5/1.8m trees available.
Fast-growing, deciduous, spreading tree, large, aromatic leaves are pointed, glossy, and dark green. Produces edible nuts in the autumn. Prefers full sun and well drained soils.
Deciduous, medium/large, distinctive, spreading tree with smooth, grey bark becoming deeply fissured with age and aromatic pinnate leaves. Older trees produce excellent walnuts. Any reasonable soil in sun or part shade, avoiding frost pockets.
Attractive small trees/large shrubs, long male catkins hang on bare branches in February. Large grey/green, coarse leaves, give good autumn colours. The nuts hang in clusters & have a hard brown shell. Loved by squirrels, who will know they are ripe before you! Prefers a fertile, retentive soil in sun or part shade. Most are best planted with a pollinator.
Corylus – please see our fruit catalogue for full details
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