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CARPINUS betulus 'Fastigiata'

Commonly known as Common hornbeam

Upright columnar growing form
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - oval, unequally-toothed, mid-green leaves 7-12cm (3-5in) long, turning yellow to orange in autumn.
  • Height - 15m (50ft)
  • Spread - 12m (40ft)
  • Tree - yellow male catkins to 3cm (1in) and green female catkins to 12cm (5in) long in spring.
  • 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 - a well-shaped, tidy tree for a smaller garden.
  • Pests & Diseases - caterpillars, aphids, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - (cultivar). Europe, Asia, North America.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Narrowly columnar - becoming more broadly conical (egg-shaped) with age.
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