Lewis Filbert Hazelnut

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Description

Resistant to eastern filbert blight and big bud mite. A compact western native tree that naturally grows to just 10-15’ tall, but produces more nuts than Barcelona (15-18’). Early-season clusters contain 3-4 nuts, which are a good source of folate. Foliage is soft and fuzzy, so the tree does double duty as a lovely ornamental. Ripens early-to-mid August. Toasting the nuts brings out their exquisite flavor. Make your own Nutella, use in desserts or eat out of hand. Best pollinators: Barcelona or Casina. Originated in 1997 at Oregon State University.

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Characteristics

Fruit Color Brown
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest Early-to-mid August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Taste Rich Flavored
Texture Fine
Years to Bear 6 - 8
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 10 - 15' tall x 10 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 10 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

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 50' 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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