Corylus Avellana


Corylus Avellana, European Filbert. A Large deciduous shrub or small tree that forms a dense thicket of erect stems, having a medium growth rate. With 2 to 4" alternate, simple leaves that turn a yellow green in autumn. It produces yellowish brown male catkins. Reaching a Height of 12 to 20 Ft and a Width of 12 to 20 Ft.



Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.