Hazelnuts and Filberts are the same thing. The name given is dependent on your country of origin. Hazelnuts are a delicious nut for fresh eating, roasted, salted, or as toppings in chocolate and ice cream. The hazelnut is both tasty and healthy. It is high in vitamins A, E, and the B group. Hazelnut trees are easy to grow: plant two for cross-pollination and abundant crops will come quickly.