- McDonald Hazelnut Tree is ready to harvest early in the season, August-September
- Developed at Oregon State University, the McDonald Hazelnut Tree was named after Peter McDonald, a wonderful contributor to the Hazelnut industry
- McDonald Hazelnut Trees thrive in Oregon's Willamette Valley and other areas in USDA hardiness zones 5 to 8
- Known for its high yield, wonderful kernel quality, and early-season maturity, the McDonald Hazelnut Tree is a dependable variety
The McDonald Hazelnut Tree is a newer variety that boasts a high yield of small to medium nuts, early-season maturity, as well as kernels with excellent quality. These trees also feature a high resistance to eastern filbert blight and bud mites. The ideal location for the McDonald Hazelnut Tree is the Willamette Valley in Oregon or comparable climates in USDA zones 5-8. With an upright and spreading habit, these hazelnut trees are easily managed, especially in orchards. You will find that the nuts produced by the McDonald Hazelnut Tree are great for the blanched kernel market and have great eating qualities, texture and flavor. The McDonald Hazelnut Tree prefers full sun, can reach a height of 144 in, a spread of 120 in, and ripens August-September. If you are looking for a hazelnut tree with dependable yields and quality, the McDonald Hazelnut Tree is a great choice.