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