Turkish Filbert Hazel

Basisdaten

turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) leaf
turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) leaf
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) leaf
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) leaf underside
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) budding
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) flowers left: male right: female
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) flowers
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) fruit nut
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) fruit nut capsule in summer
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) bud
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) trunk / bark
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) blossoms
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) crown in winter
  • turkish filbert hazel (Corylus colurna) crown in summer
description: 

The Hazel tree is the largest of its kind. It originally comes from the region of southeast Europe / southwest Asia. In Europe and North America, the hazel tree is widely used as an ornamental tree.

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Corylus colurna
family: 
Birch family (Betulaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
up to 20 m (66 ft)
leaf: 

The leaf of the Hazel is ovate to heart-shaped, often double serrated. The leaves are up to 12 cm (4.7 in) long. The leaf margin is serrated.

leaf shape: 
ovoid, cordate
leaf margin: 
serrated
leaf position: 
alternate
fall foliage: 
bright yellow
flowering: 
February - March
blossom color: 
yellow / red
blossom description: 

The male catkins are yellowish and are up to 12 cm (4.7 in) long. The female flower is inconspicuous and red.

gender distribution: 
monoecious
fruit: 

The nuts are edible, but smaller and much harder than the hazelnut.

branches: 

The young shoots are hairy. The branches brown.

bark: 
The bark is gray-brown and flat-furrowed.
root: 
Heart-rooting plant
location: 
Sun to half-shade
soil: 
sandy to loamy, fresh soils
ph value: 
slightly acidic to strongly alkaline
usage: 

single tree or planting in groups, roadside green

Typical fungi for Turkish Filbert Hazel