Carpinus betulus /European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam
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As a clipped screen
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European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam
4, 5, 6, 7
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over 50 feet
30 - 40 feet
Sun, Part Sun
Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth:
Susceptible to insects
Has upright shape when young and spreading as it matures. Autumn color a golden yellow in some years. Used as a specimen or accent tree and as a screen or clipped hedge when planted in rows. Low branching and must be kept pruned where there is human or automobile traffic beneath it. It has drought tolerance. Not widely available or planted.
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