Height up to 30 m
Natural range: South-east Europe, Himalayas and China.
A slow growing, beautiful specimen tree. Has been cultivated throughout Britain and mainland Europe for its timber particularly for veneer and furniture uses. The fruit is harvested for pickling or eating raw.
You can contrast the walnut with another nut tree, the hazel near the path. You can also compare this hazel with the corkscrew hazel (no. 20).
Hazel Corylus avellana
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