Vigorous, large, slightly suckering, fruiting bush that can be pruned into a low, single stem tree has large, deeply veined, lance-shaped, green leaves with massed clusters of elongated creamy yellow male catkins and small, magenta, spider-like female flowers in Winter. Followed by edible, high quality, delicious nuts encased in slightly elongated shells in late Summer and Autumn.
Ideal for full sun and part shade in gardens. Requires two different varieties for satisfactory fruiting. Rustic leaf tones of orange, yellow and red in Autumn. Eaten fresh and cooked. Attracts bees.
|Size — 250mm|
|Growth Width — 3m|
|Growth Height — 4m|
|Flower Colour — Yellow|
|Fruiting Period — Autumn|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.
Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.