CORYLUS avellana 'Kentish Cob'

Commonly known as Cob nut, Fruiting hazel

Large fruiting form ripening in SEPT-OCT
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Heart-shaped, mid-green leaves to 14cm (5½in) long.
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright, tree-like shrub Pendent yellow catkins 5-8cm (2-3in) long in late winter. Long, flat nuts, covered by tubular husks are borne in clusters of 2-5. Excellent flavour as a fresh nut.
  • Zero Rated Item
    No VAT on this plant
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CORYLUS avellana 'Kentish Cob'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Bush £27.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A filbert, despite its name. Wind-pollinated. Grow more than one cultivar for good pollination.
    Pests & Diseases
    Squirrels, caterpillars, mites, sawflies, aphids.
    Place of origin
    Europe, Turkey.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Free draining sandy soil
    Does well in chalky soil. Over-fertile soils cause growth at the expense of fruit.
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
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Corylus - Growing Guide
5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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