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Carpinus betulus

For sale by Bertotools Limited

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Several batches of this plant in quantities of 10 per batch available for purchase

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre × 10

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Plant Finder: about Carpinus betulus

Common names

Hornbeam, European hornbeam, Common hornbeam


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.


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 2020
  • 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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