Carpinus betulus | English Hornbeam

English Hornbeam

A hardy tree very amenable to being clipped into a tight hedge or pleached avenue. New spring foliage a vibrant fresh green. Turns to gold and copper tones in autumn. Retains some copper foliage through winter. Similar in appearance to the English beech. Very hardy, deciduous, grows to 8m.

Suitable for: Shaping and hedging, pleaching, group planting or screening.

Features: Lush spring foliage, very amenable to pruning or shaping.

Botanical Name: CARPINUS betulus

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