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OSTRYA carpinifolia

Commonly known as European hop hornbeam

Long catkins in spring and good yellow autumn colour
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
Small £16.00 each

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  • Deciduous - oval, doubly-toothed, lustrous, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, each with 15-20 pairs of veins.
  • Height - 20m (66ft)
  • Spread - 20m (66ft)
  • Tree - produces pendulous male catkins to 7cm (3in) long. These form in autumn and open in mid-spring. Hop-like white fruit clusters 5cm (2in) long develop in summer and turn brown in autumn.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - southeastern Europe, Turkey, Syria, Caucasus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical - - to rounded.
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  20m (66ft)
 

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