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Synonyms for filbert

small nut-bearing tree much grown in Europe

nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus

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The cultivated hazelnut (filbert) has been classified as Corylus maxima Mill and Corylus avellana L.
Brightening up the garden at the moment is the wintry sex life of the hazel; the flowers here are of Corylus maxima Kentish Cob which is a commercially grown.
The two species commonly grown in Britain are Corylus avellana (cobnuts) and Corylus maxima (filbert) although there are some 13 other species to choose from.
The filbert, Corylus maxima, has a superb purple-leaved form that, in a larger garden, can provide a powerful architectural feature to rival the copper beech and its pinkish-red male catkins provide an extra feature during winter.