Corylus avellana

(Hazel)

LPPLants_-_80
Type
Shrub
Planted
2000
Edible?
Yes
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
Yes
Naturally occurring on site?
Yes
Propagated Here?
Yes

Description

Lovely, hardy native tree / shrub with long winter catkins.

Culinary Uses

Nut-producing

Provenance

Most plants have grown wild on site though some planted in mixed hedgerows since 2001, supplied by Weasdale Nursery.

Cultivation

Unfussy, likes moisture and some shade is fine.

Maintenance

Clip occasionally and lightly in hedge. Can be 'laid', even when specimens are very large.