McDonald Filbert Hazelnut
Corylus avellana 'McDonald'
PROHIBITED TO AZ
McDonald is a heavy producer of delicious kernals with a very high nut meat-to-shell ratio. This new, highly blight-resistant selection from Oregon State U. blooms for longer than any other variety and ripens early in the season.
McDonald is an upright, open-form filbert bush/tree that can be maintained at 10' tall. Wepster, as well as York, Polly-O, and Yamhill, are excellent pollinizers for this popular variety.
USDA Zone: 5-8
Grow Height: 10'
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: August - September
Pollination: Needs an Early-Blooming Pollinizer
Read our Hazelnut Growing Guide