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Corylus avellana 'Cosford Cob'
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Available Winter 2017 - Introduced in 1816, Corylus 'Cosford Cob' is a vigorous, upright hazel which produces heavy, mid season crops of large and thin shelled nuts. These nuts have a pleasing, sweet flavour.

An excellent pollinator for other nutting hazels.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when it is next available.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: January to March (Catkins).
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Large branching shrub.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft) if left unpruned.
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft) if left unpruned.
  • Pruning: Aim to keep Corylus 'Cosford Cob' to a height of around 2 m (6 - 7 ft) by pruning out the main leader to this height yearly. Prune in mid to late February.
  • Notes: If planting this hazel as part of a 'nuttery', space out the hazelnut trees at 4 m apart.


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