Hazelnut

Common name: Common hazel Botanical name: Corylus avellana Family: Betulaceae (Birch) Worldwide distribution: Native to western Asia and Europe. Local distribution: Very common throughout the British Isles and Ireland. Habitat: Woodland, hedgerow and scrub. Foraging season: Nuts late summer to early autumn. Hazel has been linked to folklore and traditions for centuries, regarded as a … Read more