Barcelona Filbert Tree
Barcelona Filbert Tree is the principal hazelnut variety grown in the Pacific Northwest, accounting for more than 60% of the acreage in Oregon. It is used in both the kernel market and the in-shell market, which favors its round shape and superior flavor.
Latin Name: Corylus avellana
Site and Soil: Filberts like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant with other hazelnut varieties such as Jefferson for cross-pollination
Hardiness: Filbert trees are hardy to minus 25º F. Flowers are hardy to approx. minus 15F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-12 ft. in height
Bloom Time: Winter and spring
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Filbert worm can damage nuts of all Filbert varieties.
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: 2-7
Sunset Northeast Zone: 32, 34-43