Carpinus betulus | Common hornbeam

Carpinus betulus is a slow-growing tree with dense broad, round-oval crown. This tree is suitable for estates, green spaces, parks and gardens. It can live up to 200 years.


Available in size:

10-12 cm, 12-14 cm, 14-16 cm, 16-18 cm, 18-20 cm, 20-25 cm, 25-30 cm, 30-35 cm

Available in size:

Concrete tree, High-stem


Hedges and forest plants, Large gardens, Solitary, Squares and parks, Streets

Growing conditions:

(Semi-)shade, Dry (sandy) soil, Endures reasonable hardening, Moist (clay) soil, Normal bottom, Sunny, Windproof

Growth habit:

Oval / ovoid

Adult height:

First size trees 12+ m


all soil types but a preference for a nutrient-rich, loamy soil


April-May, circumferentially round, greenish, kittens, oblong


decorative fruit cats, on a three-part endpaper, small nut


estates, green spaces, parks and gardens

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