Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree

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About the Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree

The Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree stands as the most widely planted European variety in America, cherished by both home growers and commercial producers alike. This esteemed tree is celebrated for its exceptional productivity, yielding abundant crops of rich and flavorful nuts year after year.

As an early bloomer, the Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree heralds the arrival of spring with its vibrant blossoms, setting the stage for a fruitful harvest season. With proper care and attention, including pruning and shaping to desired form, this versatile tree promises a bounty of flavorful nuts ripening in August.

Beyond its ornamental value, the nuts harvested from the Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree are prized for their rich taste and versatility in culinary applications. Whether enjoyed fresh, roasted, or incorporated into various dishes, these flavorful nuts add depth and character to a wide range of recipes, from baked goods to savory dishes. Additionally, hazelnuts are renowned for their nutritional benefits, containing high levels of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, making them a wholesome addition to any diet.

Growing the Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree

The Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree prefers well-drained soil and ample sunlight. This cold-hardy variety thrives in regions with moderate climates, making it suitable for cultivation across much of the United States. In regions with hot summers, consider offering filtered shade protection to prevent sunburn and ensure optimal fruit development. With its robust growth habit, the Barcelona Filbert Hazelnut Tree matures to a height and width of 15–18 feet, forming a substantial presence in any landscape. Its versatility extends to its adaptability to both tree and shrub forms, offering flexibility in garden design and management.

This heavy-bearing tree requires cross-pollination, so be sure to plant another Filbert Hazelnut variety nearby to facilitate fruit set and maximize yields. Train the tree to your preferred form, whether as a tree or shrub, through straightforward pruning and shaping techniques.

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Bloom Color Green, Yellow
Bloom Time Early
Fruit Color Brown
Fruit Size Large
Ripens/Harvest August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Texture Fine
Years to Bear 7 - 10
Zone Range 5 - 8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 15 - 18' tall x 15 - 18' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 15 - 18' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 100' for best pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow filbert hazelnut trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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