Carpinus betulus – (European Hornbeam)

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Description

Has a strong pyramidal form. The rich green leaves are heavily ribbed. Yellow/orange autumn leaves then brown which form a jacket on the tree through winter. Excellent as a hedge and very amenable to pruning into any formal shape or form. Very popular for pleaching.

Type
Deciduous
10 Year Size
6m (H) x 4m (W) – Mature: 12m (H) x 6m (W)
Growth Rate
Moderate
Habit
Pyramidal
Flower/Fruit
Insignificant green catkins
Foliage
Heavily ribbed, rich green leaves turning yellow and orange in autumn then turn brown to form a jacket on the tree in winter
Comments
Very amenable to pruning into any formal shape or form

Additional information

Growth Rate

Moderate

Mature Height

Large (>10m)

Use For

Hedging, Pleaching, Street

Tolerates

Dry Sites, Windy Sites

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