Properties and features of Hazel Trees.
is a Deciduous tree with smooth grey brown bark. Leaves are round or oval shaped and pointed at the tip. The leaves turn to yellow in Autumn before falling off. Flowers (catkins) appear in February and hang in clusters. Hazelnuts appear on more mature plants. Common Hazel is Sold as bareroot plants in Winter months. Hazel can also be used as hedging mixed into native hedging including Spindle, Whitethorn Hedging.
Soil: Any well drained soil.
Status: Hardy in cold weather.
Position: Full sun, partial shade.
Flowering: Catkins in February.