HAZELNUT

Red Aveline - Not Available 2019

Corylus avellana

DESCRIPTION:

A Medium reddish-brown nuts enclosed within a thin shell, grown in clusters.

MATURITY:

Late February to early March

SUGGESTED POLLINATORS:

Cosford. Although both male and female flowers are borne on the same tree, they don’t always flower at the same time. Planting different varieties will assist with pollination.

COMMENTS:

Used fresh, and for roasting and cooking, Hazelnuts are very high in protein. Semi erect growing tree. Prefers temperate climates.

TREE CARE:

Plant in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.