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Hazel Truffle Tree

This Hazel Truffle (Corylus avellana) tree can grow delicious truffles as well as hazelnuts! This Hazel tree has been inoculated with the UK Summer Truffle (Tuber aestivum var.uncinatum). The rare gourmet truffle fungi grows on the roots of Hazel trees. In folklore the hazel is often found at the border between the worlds where magical things may be found. The Celts believed hazel nuts gave wisdom and inspiration.

With the right care and conditions, you may be lucky enough to find truffles in as little as 3 years from planting! The UK Summer Truffle natural habitat is shady woodland although the trees can be grown in shady or open areas. Ideal pH for Truffles is 7.3 -8.0 but if the soil is acidic you can plant the truffle tree in a pot or add lime to the soil. 

This Hazel truffle tree is best planted directly into the ground but can also grow for several years in a pot on a balcony or patio. This Hazel truffle tree will come with full planting and growing instructions. Current height of tree is 60-90cm.

  • Plant in wet, dry, open, shady and upland sites
  • Likes most soil types
  • Produces hazelnuts & UK summer truffles
  • Small garden tree
  • Native to British Isles



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