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Gunslebert hazel trees

Gunslebert is a modern hazel variety, an excellent choice for the garden or small orchard.

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.

  • PG12-year 7L pot-grown tree £47.50
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Bare-root

  • BR12-year bare-root tree£35.50
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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.

 

 

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 pollination of hazel trees.

History

From Germany.

Gunslebert characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginnerAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollinating othersGood
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climatesWarm climates

Using

  • Picking monthSeptember
  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesEating freshCulinaryDual purpose

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originGermany
  • Fruit sizeLarge