Yamhill Filbert is a recent introduction from Oregon State University featuring attractive, compact growth habit, good crops of large and delicious nuts, and total resistance to Eastern Filbert Blight. Yamhill’s high productivity has made it popular with commercial growers. Plant with Jefferson or Gamma for cross-pollination.
Latin Name: Corylus avellana
Site and Soil: Filberts like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant Yamhill Filbert with 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: Immune to Eastern Filbert Blight. Filbert worm can damage nuts of all Filbert varieties.
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: 2-7
Sunset Northeast Zone: 32, 34-43