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Carpinus x schuschaensis

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A rare hybrid hornbeam, Carpinus x schuschaensis has an attractive branching habit once established and deeply veined leaves. In autumn the leaves can turn pretty shades of red, orange or yellow before falling.

Carpinus x schuschaensis grows to be a desirable small, specimen tree.

Supplied Size: 3L container (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Carpinus x schuschaensis | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Fertile, well drained soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Carpinus x schuschaensis grows to be a small tree with an elegant, branching crown once established.
Height: up to 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)

Plant Finder: about Carpinus x schuschaensis


Carpinus x schuschaensis. This is a rare hybrid Hornbeam has deeply veined, dark green leaves and attractive autumn foliage.


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

Interest and use

Grown as a specimen tree.

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Carpinus x schuschaensis | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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