Cosford is a reliable variety producing nuts with a long husk. The nuts can be eaten green when they have a delicate flavour or stored through the winter. A pollinator is required, another variety, any hazelnut or cob will pollinate.
The Cosford will tolerate some shade and grows well on any well drained soil out of exposure.
- Attractive catkins provide winter interest
- A pollinator is required (recommend Webbs Prize Cob or wild Hazel Corylus Avellana)
- Tolerates shade
- Well-drained soil