Filbert in Husk

Theta Filbert Nut

Corylus avellana

The hazelnut breeding program at Oregon State University directed by Shawn Mehlenbacher uses the genetic diversity in the genus Corylus to create new cultivars with resistance to eastern filbert blight. Theta is a 2009 release that is immune to the blight. Theta pollinates Jefferson and Eta with sizable nuts of its own. Zone 5-8

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceVery Good
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceGood
Heat ToleranceVery Good
Humidity ToleranceVery Good
Sun ToleranceVery Good
Wet Soil ToleranceFair
Shade ToleranceGood
No SprayExcellent
Fresh for KidsVery Good
Deer ResistanceFair
ThornsNo
Plant TypeShrub
Soil TypeAdaptable
Edible TypeNut
Self FertileNo
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