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Gunslebert hazel trees

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.

 

 

Gunslebert hazel trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG11-year bush-trained 7L pot-grown tree £36.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

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.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

From Germany.

Gunslebert characteristics

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    • Food usesDual purpose

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