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Hazelnut 'Red Cracker'Corylus

Just £22.99

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1 root wrap hazelnut tree £22.99 Despatch: by end of November
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A striking red filbert, with dark red leaves and pretty red husks with crisp white inner kernels. This vigorous tree is stunning in spring with its highly attractive foliage, and also provides winter interest when it is covered in yellow catkins which hold well on the tree.


Hazelnut 'Red Cracker' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 3m (9').


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Wildlife Gardens, Woodland Garden

Hardy

Sun or semi shade

300cm (118.1in)

300cm (118.1in)

1 Root Wrap Hazelnut Tree (T14221)

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Nut trees do not suffer weed competition well, so keep weeds and grass clear from within a 30cm radius of base of the tree. Water young trees during particularly dry periods until fully established. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the tree. This will help to retain moisture throughout the summer.


Hazelnuts are usually grown as open centred bushes on a short main stem of about 45cm (18"). Prune Hazelnut stems back by half immediately after planting. Select 3 or 4 laterals to form a main framework and remove all other laterals that are not required. In following years repeat this process each February until an open framework of 6 to 8 strong branches has been achieved. Once the main framework has been created Hazelnuts can be pruned each February while the plant is in flower to help disperse pollen for an improved crop. Prune the strongest leaders back by half and reduce the strongest laterals to 3 or 4 buds.

When growing Cobnuts, choose a sheltered position on moist, slightly acid, well drained soil in sun or semi shade. Prior to planting Hazelnut trees, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the soil. Plant Cobnut trees at the same soil level as they were growing at the nursery, and water well to settle the soil.

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For your complete peace of mind, our Home and Garden products may be returned to us within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price. Items must be returned unused, at your cost and in mint condition. All items carry a manufacturer's 12 month defects warranty.

Reviews

Pink Husked Nuts 2012-03-05

This nut tree is simply a must have, it is just coming into leaf and I am so glad I bought it. It arrived well packed and a good sized tree, I followed the comprehensive yet easy to understand instructions that came with the tree and look forward to the nuts.