Gunslebert hazel trees

  • Pick: Mid-season
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 

If you are new to growing hazels then Gunslebert is a good starting point.

Gunslebert is a relatively new hazel nut variety which produces substantially heavier crops and larger nuts than the traditional English varieties. It is also precocious and comes into bearing within a couple of years of planting.

Order now for delivery from September 2015

Gunslebert hazel trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees  (Deliveries Sept 2015 - April 2016)

Medium  (2m-3m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - 7l pot £24.95

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Gunslebert

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Easy?
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile?
  • Pollinating others: Good?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?

Uses

  • Picking season: Mid?
  • Flavour quality: Very good?
  • Good for eating fresh
  • Good for cooking

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Brown
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Best sellers?

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters

Pollination guide for Gunslebert

Gunslebert is partially self-fertile, but fruiting will be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Gunslebert hazel trees

Gunslebert is of low to medium vigour. It is partially self-fertile and can be pollinated by other varieties including the Common Hazel which is widespread in UK hedgerows.

Gunslebert produces plenty of catkins and is a good pollinator for other hazel varieties, including Butler, Hall's Giant, and Lange Tidling Zeller.

See our hazelnut pollination matrix.

More information on how to grow hazelnut trees.

Historical details

From Germany.

Botanical name

Corylus avellana 'Gunslebert'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.