Factsheet N15: Chilean hazel – Gevuina avellana


Gevuina avellana, known as the Chilean hazelnut, Chile nut, Gevuin or Gevuina, is an evergreen tree native to Chile between latitudes 35 and 44 South, from sea level to 700 m, mainly in the cool rain forests of Valdivia and Chiloe. It grows under the influence of a temperate oceanic climate in a wide range of temperatures and rainfall with a good frost resistance. Adapted to many well-drained soils, Gevuina has good potential as an edible nut-producing tree and is related to the Macadamia nut.

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