Butler hazel trees

Butler hazel / filbert tree
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 

Butler is a popular American hazel nut variety which grows strongly and produces an abundance of large nuts with a good hazel flavour.

It has become one of the main commerical hazel varieties, thanks to its heavy reliable cropping and large nuts.

Butler hazel trees for sale

Order now for delivery in September (pot-grown) or December (bare-root).

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees

Medium  (2m-3m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - 7l pot £26.95

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Butler

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?

Uses

  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more?
  • Flavour quality: Good?
  • Good for eating fresh
  • Good for cooking

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters
  • UK Zone 2 - Northern UK: Yes
  • Planting position: Tolerates partial shade

Pollination guide for Butler

Butler is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Butler hazel trees

Requires a pollination partner - e.g. Cosford or Gunslebert.

Historical details

USA.

Botanical name

Corylus avellana 'Butler'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.