- Ideal for smaller spaces
- Grows 10-15 ft. tall
- Rounded, shrublike habit
- Produces easy-to-crack nuts
- Foliage turns fiery red in the fall
Small size, big production! At just 15 ft. tall, the Hazelnut Tree, also called the American Filbert Tree, can be used as an attractive shrub-like landscape plant or as an informal hedge. Its fiery fall foliage brightens the landscape. Hazelnuts are easy to crack and contain small sweet kernels that are delicious for eating fresh and cooking. The nuts are harvested from September to October. For pollination, plant two or more Hazelnut trees. Requires 700-1,000 chill hours. Grows best in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-8.