Cosford hazel trees

Cosford hazel / filbert tree
  • Pick: Mid-season (mid-September)
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 

Cosford is probably the most popular of the Filberts, which allegedly have a superior flavour to regular Hazel nuts.produces attractive nuts with a good hazel flavour.

Cosford is a good pollinator for many other Hazels and is therefore a good choice if you are starting your own nut orchard.

Cosford hazel trees for sale

Delivery from week commmencing 6th April (when showing as in stock)

Mature size*Supplied asPriceQuantity

Pot-grown fruit trees

Refer to product details2-year - 7l pot£26.95Sold outalert me

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.

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 Cosford


  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Pollinating others: Good?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Large?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?



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


Pollination guide for Cosford

Cosford is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Cosford hazel trees

Cosford is easy to grow and requires little attention. It needs a pollination partner - in a suburban or rural environment there may be other hazel trees nearby - any wild hazel tree or bush within about 50m should be suitable. If in doubt then Gunslebert is a good choice, and this will encourage better cropping, which can be a bit light.

Cosford is a good pollinator for other hazel nut varieties, because it produces lots of catkins and pollen over a long period.

See our hazelnut pollination matrix.

More information on how to grow hazelnut trees.

Botanical name

Corylus avellana 'Cosford'

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

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