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Carpinus betulus

For sale by Grahame Oakey

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the 25cm price is each/5no. Many more rare/choice conifers and broad leaves, send message for full list. Prices are ex vat, ex nursery, 50% surcharge ex vat for orders under £250 ex vat. I currently have many broadleaves(large and small) to dispose of at little more than cost.

Plant Size
Total Price
25cm × 4cm
£0.25
120cm × 35cm
£3.00

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Plant Finder: about Carpinus betulus

Common names

Hornbeam, European hornbeam, Common hornbeam

Description

Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam). This is an attractive elm-like deciduous tree, which is native to Europe and Asia. The leaves are alternate and ovate rounded and dark green. In the autumn it will bear striking, yellow-orange long-lasting foliage, the fruit that appear are nut like. They will tolerate urban conditions.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will need sun or semi-shade in fertile well drained soil.

Interest and use

Specimen, banks, hedging, lawn

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Carpinus betulus | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16
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