The hazel It is a tree that belongs to the Betulaceae family and to the Corylus genus, which is made up of about 15 species of shrubs and trees that originate in the more temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere. The most common species among gardening lovers are Corylus maxima, Corylus colurna and Corylus avellana, their fruits being very interesting: hazelnuts, which are used both for food and for making paintings and which are delicious.
They are specimens that do not usually exceed 6 meters in height and have deciduous leaves, with a round shape at the tip and a serrated edge. Before they fall, they turn a very pretty yellow, and the tree produces male flowers about 3 inches long before the leaves begin to appear. The female flowers are bud-shaped, dark, and have reddish stigmas. It is a tree that can live for centuries under the right conditions. In Green Ecologist, we show what are hazelnut care.
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