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Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni' (Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
3m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni'

Other names

Wood nut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', European hazelnut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Stock nut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Cobnut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Hazel nut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Common filbert 'Tonda Di Giffoni'

Genus

Corylus Corylus

Variety or Cultivar

'Tonda Di Giffoni' _ 'Tonda Di Giffoni' is a large deciduous shrub or small tree with long yellow male catkins, and short red female catkins in the spring before the leaves. It has green leaves and in summer it has clusters of large, sweet, oval nuts that are covered with green husks.


Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni' is: Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Upright

Flower

Yellow, Red in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Gall mites , Sawflies , Squirrels Aphids , Caterpillars , Gall mites , Sawflies , Squirrels

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Seed


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Where to grow

Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni' (Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining, ideally alkaline soil in full sun or partial shade. Can be coppiced.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni'

Other names

Wood nut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', European hazelnut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Stock nut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Cobnut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Hazel nut 'Tonda Di Giffoni', Common filbert 'Tonda Di Giffoni'

Genus

Corylus Corylus

Variety or Cultivar

'Tonda Di Giffoni' _ 'Tonda Di Giffoni' is a large deciduous shrub or small tree with long yellow male catkins, and short red female catkins in the spring before the leaves. It has green leaves and in summer it has clusters of large, sweet, oval nuts that are covered with green husks.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Upright


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Red in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Gall mites , Sawflies , Squirrels

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni' (Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining, ideally alkaline soil in full sun or partial shade. Can be coppiced.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni' (Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni')

Common pest name

Asian longhorn beetle; Starry sky beetle

Scientific pest name

Anoplophora glabripennis

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Recognised threat to a wide range of deciduous tress native to the UK. Already regulated it is a priority for continued surveillance and statutory action. The risk of entry is further mitigated by EU legislation requiring the monitoring of wooden packaging material originating from China.

Defra's Risk register #2

Plant name

Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni' (Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni')

Common pest name

Lemon tree borer

Scientific pest name

Oemona hirta

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Wood boring beetle native to New Zealand with a wide host range of trees and shrubs. The UK will press for consideration of UK listing.

Defra's Risk register #3

Plant name

Corylus avellana 'Tonda Di Giffoni' (Hazel 'Tonda Di Giffoni')

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Spilostethus pandurus

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Seed bug unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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