Nut Trees 2018-2019
Please see our wholesaler’s catalogue for a fuller list of walnut and hazelnut varieties available:
ALMONDS on St.Julien A rootstock. Maidens £26.50. 12 litre pot £42.00
Early flowering, shelter from cold winds.
INGRID – reliable variety with some leaf curl resistance. Ripens September.
ROBIJN – good flavour and leaf-curl resistance. Ripens September.
CHESTNUTS – These are all Marron types giving 1 large useful nut per cluster rather than a mass of small ones.
REGRET NO CHESTNUTS AVAILABLE 2018-2019
HAZEL mostly £15.00 bare rooted, some varieties available pot grown @ £28.00
|BUTLER||USA. Large nut, good texture, strong flavour, moderately vigorous bush.|
|CLARK COSFORD||USA. Early ripening in 2018, precocious, good flavour.Good flavour, thin shell, mod. growth, good pollinator.|
|ENNIS||Germany. Med/large nut, good flavour, heavy and reliable cropper.|
|GUNSELBERT||Med-large nut, good flavour; high reliable yield; mod vigour, shallow roots; abundant long catkins. Mid-late.|
|GUSTAV ZELLER||Vigorous early, large nuts, good yield, 2 or 3 times the crop of Kentish. Sold out|
|GEANT DE HALLE = HALLS GIANT||Very large nut & good flavour; needs good drainage& a warm site. Mid-late. Sold out
LANG TIDLIG ZELLER
|Large well-flavoured nuts. The traditional UK commercial variety. Pollinators: Nottingham or Cosford.
Heavy crop of large nuts, similar to Gustav Zeller. Pollinated by Gustav or Gunselbert.
|LOUIS BERGER||Mid season; large, long tapering nut; good flavour. Popular on the continent. Sold out|
|NOTTINGHAM COB||Med size nut, thick shell; good flavour & regular good yield; excellent pollinator.|
|PURPLE LEAVED||Purple foliage, good ornamental; moderate yield of high quality nuts. Sold out|
|RED SKINNED FILBERT||Ancient variety with red skin on the kernels. Good flavour, late catkins, slender shoots.
|TONDA DI GIFFONI||Italian, med-high yield, large round nut, good flavour, very resistant to Bud Mite. Mid-late. Pot grown.
|WEBB’S PRIZE COB||Large long nuts, similar to Kentish Cob but larger clusters; good in north. Mid.|
|WHITE FILBERT||Medium sized, long. thin-shelled nut, pale skin on kernel. Excellent flavour, compact bush, suits north. Mid.|
WALNUTS £45.00, 12 litre pots.
BLADDERNUT – Staphylea pinnata – @£10.00
Tall shrubs to 2 – 3 metres, liking a moist soil. Produce leafy green bladders which hold a few hard-coated nuts with soft tasty kernels, about 1 cm across. Harvest when bladders shrivel. Dense fibrous roots make it useful for erosion control.
NUT PINES – Cropping may begin at 8-10 years, and cones may take 2 years to ripen. @ £8.00
STONE PINE – Pinus pinea – typically making an umbrella-shaped tree, the traditional Mediterranean source of pine nuts.
AROLLA PINE or SWISS STONE PINE – grows well cooler areas, after a slow start.