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CARPINUS betulus

Commonly known as Common hornbeam


Pot grown individually £8.50 each, 10+ £7.00 each

 

  • Deciduous - oval, unequally-toothed mid-green leaves 7-12cm (3-5in) turning yellow to orange in autumn.
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 20m (70ft)
  • Tree - smooth, fluted grey bark. Catkins in spring; male, yellow to 3cm (1in) long, female, greenish, to 12cm (5in) long.
  • 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 - Good to know - - our native hornbeam. Wildlife plant - moth larvae, birds. Makes excellent hedge, retaining leaves when trimmed.
  • Pests & Diseases - caterpillars, aphids, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - Europe, Turkey, Ukraine
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical - - to rounded broadly spreading
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  20m (70ft)
 

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Commonly known as: Common hornbeam.
Upright columnar growing form
Whip £20.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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