Corylus colurna / Nocciolo di Bisanzio

Species: Corylus colurna L.
Italian common noun: Nocciolo di Bisanzio, Nocciolo di Turchia
Family: Betulaceae
Natural shapesTrees DeciduosFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Southeast Europe.

Botanical characteristics: It is a medium-sized tree up to 20 mt high with a conical habit. It has a thick crown and rough grey bark. Leaves are amply oval up to 12 cm. they are similar to the ones of the common core, sark green and then yellow in autumn. It blooms in late winter. Male yellow flowers are grouped in pendulous catkins. It produces edible nuts in autumn.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It prefers rich and fresh soils, but it adapts also to dry soils. It has a high resistance to air pollution.

Use: In Italy it is little known and little used. It can be used in gardens and parks, as a single plant, in parking lots, along boulevards, roads and embankments, for reforestation of nearly-urban areas, of uncultivated areas, even in hilly areas.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla 300-350 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 400-450 cm
Zolla 6-8 cm
Zolla 8-10 cm
Zolla 12-14 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 14-16 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso Zolla 16-18 cm