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About the Hall’s Giant Filbert Hazelnut Tree

Originating from Germany or Alsace and introduced to the US in the late 19th century, the Hall’s Giant Filbert Hazelnut Tree is renowned for its large, round nuts of exceptional quality. With a robust shell and a high kernel percentage, these nuts are a prized addition to any orchard or garden. This European cultivar, also known as Geant de Halle or Merveille de Bolwiller, offers average yields and demonstrates moderate resistance to eastern filbert blight, making it a reliable choice for growers in Zones 4-8.

The nuts produced by the Hall’s Giant Filbert Hazelnut Tree are highly versatile and prized for their excellent quality. With a large size and a glossy rust-brown shell, these nuts are perfect for a variety of culinary uses. Whether enjoyed fresh, roasted, or incorporated into recipes, they add a rich, nutty flavor and crunchy texture to dishes such as salads, baked goods, sauces, and spreads.

Growing the Hall’s Giant Filbert Hazelnut Tree

The Hall’s Giant Filbert Hazelnut Tree, with its robust shell and high-quality nuts, is an excellent choice for orchards and home gardens alike. This cultivar is a late bloomer, making it well-suited for regions with unpredictable spring weather.

Its vigorous, erect growth habit and moderate resistance to pests and diseases ensure a reliable harvest year after year. For optimal results, plant hazelnut trees in well-drained soil. Filberts require a pollinator for nut production. See suggested compatible varieties below.

With proper care, this hazelnut tree will thrive and reward you with a bountiful harvest of delicious nuts.

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Bloom Time Late
Fruit Color Brown
Fruit Size Large
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Years to Bear 6 - 8
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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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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