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Corylus avellana

More About Corylus avellana

  • Long, heart-shaped, serrated and softly hairy foliage
  • Male catkins are pale yellow
  • Female are small and red
  • The fruit is an oval nut produced in clusters in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Interesting Notes:

Bark responds well to coppicing and stems are flexible and can be used for fencing. 




6 m


3 m
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Common Filbert Growing and Maintenance Tips

Hazel can be long-lived and are best grown in a well-drained soil in sun or semi-shaded sites. Fruit is edible. 

Corylus avellana Characteristics

 Suitable Substitutions for Corylus avellana

Corylus americana

Corylus americana

American Hazelnut