Corylus avellana ‘White Filbert’

A cultivar of Corylus avellana L. ‘Husk hairy, longer than the nut, round the apex of which it is contracted. Nut medium sized, ovate. Shell thick. Kernel full, and covered with a white skin.’ [Hogg – Fruit Manual p.132/1860].


Horticultural & Botanical History

Figured in Pomona Britannica as ‘White Filbert’ [PB pl.73/1812]. No doubt an old variety but I have no information on its history.



History at Camden Park

Listed only as an Addendum to the 1857 catalogue as White filbert.




Published Apr 25, 2010 - 05:01 PM | Last updated Jul 23, 2011 - 02:39 PM

Figured is a cluster of elongated, pointed nuts with long husks. Pomona Britannica pl.73, 1812.

Corylus avellana ‘White Filbert’ | PB pl.73/1812


More details about Corylus avellana ‘White Filbert’
Family Betulaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, unknown

  • Wrotham Park
  • Avelenier Blanche
  • and others


Common Name

Hazel Nut

Name in the Camden Park Record

White filbert



Confidence level high