Carpinus betulus Quercifolia

Oak-leaved hornbeam

A rather slow-growing form of the common hornbeam, Carpinus betulus Quercifolia is distinguished by its glossy green, deeply lobed leaves, rather like oak-leaves. It forms a large, stately, deciduous tree with a conical crown when young, broadening out with age. The leaves turn a rich yellow in autumn. Yellowish-green flowers appear in spring, followed by brown, almost cone-like, ornamental fruits. Oak-leaved hornbeam is a deep-rooting, stable tree which is particularly good on damp, heavy soil, and a wonderful tree for a park or large garden with these conditions. Be aware that the leaves sometimes revert to those of common hornbeam; any twigs or branches which revert should be promptly pruned out.

Site: Tolerates exposure
Soil: Any reasonably well-drained soil, deep, moist soil preferred
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height: 33-40’ (10-12m) Spread: 33’ (10m) in 20 years

Type | Size: Pot | 5L
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