Carpinus betulus
EUROPEAN HORNBEAM
Betulaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
25m
Plant habit
 
20m

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Garden Styles: suits oriental designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, topiary, pleach, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

 
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Carpinus betulus
EUROPEAN HORNBEAM
Betulaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
25m
Plant habit
 
20m

FEATURES

Flowers: green

Flowering Time: early spring to mid spring

Leaves: mid green; yellow-orange in autumn

Bark & Stems: grey smooth bark


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, topiary, pleach, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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