Carpinus japonica – (Japanese Hornbeam)

Description

Description: A small tree or wide spreading shrub with beautiful elongated corrugated green leaves. Lime green catkins, reminiscent of large hops, hang from the branches in early spring along with the newly emerging leaves. Orange and yellow autumn leaves. Something quite different.

Family
Betulaceae
Type
Deciduous
Category
Exotic
10 Year Size
10m (H) x 5m (W)
Growth Rate
Moderate
Habit
Pyramidal, spreading
Flower/Fruit
Lime green catkins
Foliage
Green leaves turn orange and yellow in autumn
Comments
Attractive in a park or woodland setting

Grade Indicator - Subject to availability
Grade Size Est. Height (m) Standard (m)
P60 2.4-2.5 0
P60 2.4 1.6
45L 2.4 0