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Carpinus betulus ‘Globus’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A handsome, sought after and slow-growing hornbeam, Carpinus betulus 'Globus' grows into a distinctive, tear-shaped small tree. Leaves are dark green in spring/summer and turn a rich mustard-yellow in autumn. The architectural habit makes this tree handsome even in the depths of winter without a leaf on it!

A very striking tree that is very slow growing and requires patience.

Supplied Size: 3L container (3-4 years old, 30 - 50 cm tall)

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Carpinus betulus  ‘Globus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Carpinus betulus  ‘Globus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Carpinus betulus  ‘Globus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£28.00

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Fertile, well drained soil. Carpinus betulus 'Globus' is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Very slow when young but slow to moderate once established.
Habit: Carpinus betulus 'Globus' grows to be a small tree with a dramatic, tear-like habit.
Height: 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)

Note: We have a specimen of Carpinus betulus 'Globus', planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery. At 14 years old (shown in the above photos) it had reached a height of 4m and a spread of 3m.

Plant Finder: about Carpinus betulus ‘Globus’

Description

Carpinus betulus ‘Globus’. This is a slow-growing hornbeam with a teardrop shaped habit. Dark green leaves turn to bright yellow in autumn.

Cultivation

Tolerates dry soils.

Interest and use

Grown for its habit and for autumn foliage interest.

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Carpinus betulus  ‘Globus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade or Any
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

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