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  • From: mIEKAL aND <>
  • To: nafex mailing list at ibiblio <>
  • Subject: Re: [nafex] off-topic: Hazelnuts
  • Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:51:51 -0500

I have 30 or 40 of them going. They have a lot of wild genetics so the
nuts are fairly small and mine too 7 years even to begin bearing any
nuts.... He has an amazing research field planting greenhouse set up
that is well worth visiting.


On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:58 PM, Ginda Fisher <> wrote:
> Does anyone have experience with Badgersett hazel nuts? They aren't really
> fruits, so it might be best to answer off-list. I am in eastern MA, zone 6,
> and have a lot of granite ledge. I am wondering if they might be nice for
> the shrubby border between my property and the next one over. I doubt
> they'd get enough light to put out much of a crop, but I have an abundance
> of squirrels, so even if they did, I wouldn't harvest many. If I got a nut
> from time to time, it would be fun. I was thrilled with my harvest of 3
> dozen apples this year, from a mature tree that is usually stripped by
> squirrels before the fruits ripen.
> (I live 1/3 acre in suburbia, and have little kids nearby. Shooting
> squirrels is not an option.)
> thanks,
> Ginda
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