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Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut

Corylus avellana 'Jefferson'


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    The benefits of the Drop ‘N Grow™ bag…

    By growing these trees in burlap bags, the roots grow into the cloth, rather than circling around a pot. This forces these trees to put out thousands of fine hair roots. These roots bring moisture and nutrients into the plants. This means you get a tree that will become established quicker and provide you with superior and faster growth.

    These will be the easiest trees you have ever planted! Simply dig your hole, place the Drop 'N Grow™ bag in the center (burlap included) then use excess dirt to fill the hole. That's it!

    Drop and Grow Bare Root


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-t- Planting Mix
Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut Planting Mix

Helps your Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer

Growing Zones: 5-8
(hardy down to -10℉)

Growing Zones 5-8
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

10-12 ft.

Mature Width:

8-10 ft.


Full Sun, Partial Sun


8-10 ft

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:

Very good

Harvest Time:

September - October

Fruit Color:


Year to Bear:

1-2 years

Chill Hours:


Botanical Name:

Corylus avellana 'Jefferson'

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Learn why we stopped selling bare-root

A Newer Version of the 'Barcelona' Hazelnut Tree

Here's Why it's the Super Hazelnut Tree:

  • Strong tree with large green leaves
  • Excellent producer of large, quality nuts
  • Resists blight and most diseases
  • Incredible hazelnut flavor

The New Breed in Hazelnut

If you enjoy Barcelona Filbert hazelnuts then just wait until you discover the Jefferson Filbert tree. Like a new and improved, super version of the Barcelona, the Jefferson is similar but with greater yields of larger nuts. It's also resistant to many of the problems that commonly plague Barcelona Filberts. That means concerns like blight, canker, and pests are a thing of the past thanks to a tree that was found to have a genetic mutation by the horticulturists at Oregon State University. Aside from its improved production and tolerance, the Jefferson Filbert is a sturdy looking tree with large green leaves that will stand out in your yard or landscape. Its peak height is 20 feet, but it can be maintained as a smaller shrub for easy harvesting.

The Taste is Undeniably Hazelnut Heaven

Few nuts can match the savory taste of a good hazelnut. And when it comes to flavor, the Jefferson Filbert is best in class. The sweet and buttery flavor makes it a favorite to enhance a variety of culinary treats. From roasted hazelnut sauce over pasta, to side dishes like green beans with bacon and hazelnuts, or spiced hazelnut hummus--there's nothing quite like it. For a rich, unbeatable taste that's out of this world, try hazelnut crusted fried brie cheese.

Jefferson (Hazelnut) Trees require a pollinator to produce nuts. For best results, pair with the Theta Filbert (Hazelnut.)

Now that your mouth is watering, isn't it time you ordered a Jefferson Filbert tree for your garden or landscape?

Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut Pollination

Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut are not self-fertile. You will need to plant another variety to achieve fruiting. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Customer Reviews

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Tree doing well
I was hesitant to order a tree from an on-line vendor but was pleasantly surprised when it arrived. It was very well packaged and arrived in excellent shape. I left it to acclimate to the outside temperatures while waiting for my son to come and plant it for me. That took two and a half days. I ordered the planting mix recommended and planted, or my son did, in the front yard where it will get plenty of sun. I was concerned that my heavy clay soil would kill it but so far so good. I did buy some top soil to mix with the clay in hopes of providing a little extra drainage, just in case. The tree is doing well and would order another from this vendor. I live in zone 7.
June 19, 2015
highly recommended: I have order over a dozen nut tree and the Jefferson Filbert is one of the largest and healthiest nut tress I have ever received from any nursery.
July 24, 2015
1 year ago
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Just planted
Planted trees the end of April 2015 the trees took root, looks good towards the end of July, Hopefully it will grow vigorously next year!!!!

July 27, 2015
over 2 years ago
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Your organization met every aspect of responsibility, accountability and the desire to meet a standard few have achieved. Will we return, YOU BET.
August 4, 2015
1 year ago
Tree looks fair. Will know about it's survival next year. Soil medium in the pot (even when watered) was so loose, the tree could not be removed from the pot without the soil falling off the roots. May as well have been a bare root tree.
July 30, 2015
1 year ago
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My Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut trees have taken hold so I am feeling relieved. I was a little worried at first. I think the real enjoyment will happen next season when they start to fill in.
July 28, 2015
1 year ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Jefferson Filbert Hazelnut again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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i need another hazelnut to pollinate a trazel hazelnut
andrew s on Apr 3, 2017
It is a green tree. The size and shape work well for the area I want to put it. Also thought it would be nice to have a nut tree growing.
Clarence H on Jul 2, 2016
i need another hazelnut to pollinate a trazel hazelnut
andrew s on Apr 3, 2017
We love hazelnuts!
Deepti Y on Mar 17, 2017
It is a green tree. The size and shape work well for the area I want to put it. Also thought it would be nice to have a nut tree growing.
Clarence H on Jul 2, 2016
GEORGE A on Apr 5, 2016
Want to start growing for wildlife and personal use.
Jimmy J on Apr 2, 2016
Pollinator for the Tonda Di Giffoni
Brian B on Mar 29, 2016
Disease resistance recommendations from OSU
Thomas D on Mar 25, 2016
Dwarf size. Needed a pollinator.
IowaGrower on Mar 14, 2016
A very drought tolerant variety of the wonderfully delicious hazelnut tree! Score!
Jason S on Jan 29, 2016
We love hazelnuts!
Deepti Y on Mar 17, 2017
GEORGE A on Apr 5, 2016
How many years I can get harvest for this Jefferson hazelnuts ?
A shopper on Sep 28, 2014
What is the smallest yard space needed for 2?
Diana G on May 3, 2015
Do I need more than one of these threes?
Ericka on Jan 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, You would need the Theta Filbert Hazelnut for pollination.
what is the other hazelnut trees you can plant that will be best for the Jefferson filbert?
BarryLover on Dec 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Theta Filbert Hazlenut
is this every green shrub?
Jenny on Jan 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes they are an evergreen.
Are filbert trees resistant to deer?
Johnny on Mar 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No they are not deer resistant.
How often and how small can I prune my Jefferson so still gives me hazelnuts?
Ericka on May 11, 2015
When should I plant?
Nan H on Jul 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It really depends on where you live. In general it is best to plant trees and shrubs in the early fall. The idea is to give them as much time as possible to get established before they have to face climatic changes of cold, heat, or drought.
Hello, I would like to know if buying more than one of this same tree would suffice for pollination requirements OR must it be a different type of hazelnut/filbert tree?
Annabelle R on Apr 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: From my research, it seems like the more varieties you have the higher likelihood of pollination. You do need at least 2 different varieties, and they also need to pollinate each other at roughly the same time, so use the guidelines for best pollinators.

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