Corylus avellana

Hazel
Corylus avellana

A large, spreading deciduous shrub or small tree, with rounded leaves turning yellow in autumn, and yellow male catkins in early spring, followed by edible nuts in autum.

Key Facts: 

Flowers:  Yellow male catkis in early spring.  

Fruit:  Edible nuts.

Leaves:  Rounded.

Autumn colour: Bright yellow.

Ultimate height:  6m

Uses:  Can be used as screening or a canopy tree.