European Hornbeam
Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'
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9319585027182

Hardy, dense, columnar/teardrop-shaped, deciduous tree has strongly veined, green leaves with serrated margins that turn shades of yellow and gold in Autumn. Produces droops of white flowers in Spring. Ideal for full sun in garden beds, as a feature tree, pleached, windbreaks, hedging, formal plantings, avenues and rows.

Size — 400mm
Growth Width — 4m
Growth Height — 10m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.