Common Filbert

Corylus avellana

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


6 m

3 m

Currently Unavailable

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. 

Additional Notes about Common Filbert:

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

Characteristics & Attributes