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Cobnut

Cobnuts, photo courtesy of Ida@Sustain/flickr.com

Cobnuts, photo courtesy of Ida@Sustain/flickr.com

The cobnut is basically a cultivated hazel. The tree is self-sterile, but if you have hedgerows or woodland nearby, pollen from the yellow catkins of wild hazels will fertilize the flowers. If not, you should plant two varieties. The tree is robust, hardy and easy to grow; the nuts are great!

Click here to go to the Tree Varieties page, where you can select this and other varieties in a provisional order

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