Due to a unique pollination system Hazelnuts are unpredictable for recommendation of cultivars. Although both male and female flowers are borne on the same tree, they don’t always flower at the same time. Planting different varieties will assist with pollination. Best grown in a sheltered position protected from hot winds and with shade from hot afternoon sun.
“Cosford” are excellent used fresh, and for roasting and cooking, Hazelnuts are very high in protein. Semi erect growing tree to approx 4 – 5m. Prefers temperate climates.
Nut: Medium size with a light brown thin shell
Possible Pollinators: Wanliss Pride