These trees can deal well with temperature extremes, snowstorms and windstorms once established in the landscape. It is broadly pyramidal at maturity and it can grow up to 50 feet tall and up to 30 feet wide. This tree seems to be insect and disease resistant. Turkish Filbert doesn't like heavy clay soils but once established it is drought resistant. The dark green leaves turn yellow in the fall. This tree should planted more in the valley.