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Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam, Carpinus)

Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam, Carpinus)
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Type Tree, Hedging & Screening, Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Large Tree (8m or more height)
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Carpinus betulus:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Carpinus betulus

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

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