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Corylus avellana (Hazel / Cobnut)

Corylus avellana (Hazel / Cobnut)
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Type Tree, Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Hedging & Screening, Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Winter), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Corylus avellana:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Produces winter flowers

Weaknesses of Corylus avellana

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

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