A Cobnut is a type of hazelnut traditionally grown in Kent. All the Cobnuts are sold dehusked from November onward.
A Cobnut is a type of hazelnut traditionally grown in Kent. They are harvested in their green state form mid August and with brown shells and husks by mid October.
A Cobnut is a type of hazelnut traditionally grown in Kent. These are continually sold throughout their short season as green and golden on the husks, golden brown on the husks, and brown on the husk.
These salad servers are made from Kentish hazel trees, which are hand harvested on a coppice cycle. Coppiced hazel is very fast growing and is a strong and light wood as well as being a renewable resource that promotes woodland wildlife.
They are designed to fit comfortably in the hands and are designed for serving larger portions, which might require two hands.
Sebastian Cox Furniture has become known for developing products, which have brought coppiced timber into contemporary design.
Motivated by environmental sustainability, we seek to re-examine timber use in Britain by turning overlooked and undervalued timber into beautiful and useful objects.
We are gradually returning an overstood mixed woodland to a healthy hazel coppice by making a range of products from the harvested timber for the contemporary design market; and this product that you have purchased contributes to that positive change.
As we grow, we will be able to do the same in more and more woodlands throughout Britain, with the ambitious aim of returning as much as we can of the 2.8m acres of unmanaged British woodland back to a productive and bio-diverse state.
Cobnut Collection Salad Servers
Kent County Show Detling
Kent County Show Ground, Detling Hill, Maidstone
Potash Farm welcomes groups from schools, colleges, universities and clubs who wish to learn about cobnut production in the modern rural environment.
Alexander Hunt is also available for talks throughout the South East.
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The Walnut Tree Company has a range of selected timber trees for forestry and fruit trees for commercial growers and gardeners.