Timberpedia - Hazel


Latin Name:Irish Name:Native to Ireland?
Corylus avellana An CollYes

About the Tree 

Hazel is especially common in oak woods. It is a deciduous tree and one of the earliest to flower it
is not uncommon to see it in flower in January but February and March is more common.

Also known as Hazelnut, Common filbert, Wood nut, Hazelnut, Cobnut or Stock nut.

About the Wood

The twigs of hazel are used for water divining. The hazel divining rod seems to have been
introduced into Britain by German miners in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Corylus avellana 0001 Hazel tree
Hazelnuts Hazelnuts
Hazel coppice, Bubbenhall Wood. - geograph.org.uk - 1709242 Hazel coppice in winter
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