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CARPINUS CAROLINIANA - AMERICAN HORNBEAM

This form of Hornbeam is a rare sight in the UK. Carpinus caroliana has pronounced fluted bark a greeny grey in colour. The trunk is often twisted into sculptural shapes and supports a wide canopy of branches that weep gently at their tips. The apple green leaves have a polished appearance, larger than our native hornbeams and with attractive pronounced veins.

Carpinus caroliniana can be found growing in the wild in the woods of Eastern North America where it is also known as blue beech or ironwood which reflects its use for tool handles etc. Hardy in the UK, making a tree to around 10 metres tall, for all those seeking an attractive unusual small specimen tree of character.

Available in economy and premium selection

Economy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.
Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy

PLANTING SERVICE

We offer a full planting service, in and around East Anglia, for all our trees and plants, working in areas from town gardens, to large estates with plants that range from a single tree, to whole woodlands and everything in between.

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PLANTING SUNDRIES

We also stock and supply planting sundries to aid establishment and promote growth. If you do not see what you are looking for please enquire as we still may be able to help.

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