Additional information for European hazelnut


European hazelnut

European hazelnut

Botanical name  Corylus avellana
Family  Betulaceae
Details  Broadly columnar, deciduous. Very edible hazel nuts in March with yellow autumn leaves in April. Make great windbreaks yielding nuts, small poles and rods. Coppice readily.
Wind pollinated (not self fertile)
Frost hardy
Diameter  3.00
Height (m)  5
Jugulone tolerance  
Seeds / nuts / tubers  
Soil type  Most (prefers moist)
Wind tolerance  High
Tags    nuts 




Details  Moderately fast growing nut tree producing large edible nuts in a two part shell. Trees excrete jugulone that inhibits plant growth of most other species.
Common name  Walnut, English walnut, Persian Walnut,
Botanical name  Juglans regia
Family  Juglandaceae
Height (m)  20
Seeds / nuts / tubers  
Wind tolerance  Moderate
Shade / Sun  Full sun - part shade