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Kentish Cob hazel trees

Corylus maxima

Kentish Cob is the traditional English cob-nut, still grown commercially in parts of Kent. This variety is well-suited to the climate of south-east England, and produces medium-large nuts with a well-regarded flavour.

Kentish Cob 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 bush-trained 7L pot-grown tree £45.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR12-year bare-root tree£28.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    (40cm+)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from 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

Kentish Cob trees are a bit smaller than some of the modern European varieties.

Be sure to to thin the nuts in the spring, as this variety can become biennial if allowed to over-crop.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Kentish Cob is also known as Longue d'Espagne. It belongs to the species Corylus maxima and is therefore a "filbert".

Kentish Cob characteristics

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    • Food usesDual purpose

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