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Butler hazel trees

Butler

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

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG11-year bush-trained 7L pot-grown tree £34.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

How to grow

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

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

USA.

Butler characteristics

Using

  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
  • Flavour qualityGood
  • Food usesEating freshCulinaryDual purpose

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular

Problems

    Climate

    • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
    • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

    Identification