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Growing Hazelnuts

There are many websites about growing nuts, tree crops and other related topics.

A few of our favorites, with a focus on hazelnuts, follow.


Oregon State University Publications

A great source for more information about the new hazelnut varieties and how to grow commercially.


Arborday Foundation Hazelnut Project

A visionary project to achieve the full potential of hazelnuts


The University of British Columbia Farm has an agroforestry web site  where you can find a production development tool for alley cropping hazelnuts and strawberries. Their notes for developing the tool (here), provide good information for how to plan a new orchard.

Perennia Innovation Centre is a Crown Agency promoting agricultural innovation in Nova Scotia. They have produced a fact sheet on nut orchards in general and one on hazelnuts in particular.


BC Ministry of Agriculture hazelnut diseases

BC Ministry of Agriculture Hazelnut Production Guide

Answers many questions if you're considering planting an orchard.


BC Hazelnut Growers Association

The place to go for BC info. Upcoming events, a locally developed enterprise budget and more!


Oregon Hazelnut Growers 

Web site of the Oregon Hazelnut Marketing Board with information for growers and the interested public.


Truffle Association of BC 

Did you know that hazelnut trees are preferred hosts for truffles? The fungi, not the chocolate kind.


Northern Nut Grower's Association

Lots of info about north hardy varieties.