• A guide to growing hazelnuts in New Zealand

    3 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Hazelnuts are still a niche product in New Zealand but they have the potential to be the country's main nut crop and you won't meet anyone who loves them more than hazel researcher and grower Murray Redpath. Words Murray Redpath & Nadene Hall HAZELNUT 101 Corylus avellana Commercial varieties: Whiteheart, Barcelona, Tonda Romano, Tonda di Giffoni In-shell varieties for market: Butler, Campanica, Ennis, Lansing Best growing areas: potentially nationwide, but most crops currently mostly planted in Canterbury, Coastal Otago and Southland Prospects: potentially New Zealand's main nut crop...
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