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Turkish Filbert

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Interesting bark on the trunk of a Turkish filbert tree

Turkish Filbert

Turkish filbert nuts and leaves

FAMILY: BETULACEA

About Turkish Filbert at OSU's Plant Facts site:

  • Native to Turkey and Southeast Europe.
  • Can grow to 60’ when mature.
  • Tree grows in an upright pyramidal shape; creating a large shade tree.
  • Nuts grow in clusters and covered with a husk and mature in in early Fall.
  • Popular wildlife food source for squirrels and edible for people, too!
  • Only 6 mature trees found in Portland Parks.
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Knott Park

Public

Portland Parks & Recreation

54' Height

50' Spread

6.5' Circ.

People standing under a tree