Carpinus, American Hornbeam

Plant Type: 
Deciduous tree
Lighting Needs: 
Full shade, Part sun/shade
Hardiness Zone: 
3-9
Water Needs: 
Medium
Clay Soil Tolerant: 
Yes
Moisture/Drainage: 
Average, medium moist, well-drained
Growth Rate: 
Slow
Height: 
20-25 ft., 25-30 ft., 30-35 ft.
Spread: 
20-25 ft., 25-30 ft., 30-35 ft.
Bloom Time: 
Winter
Blooming Length: 
February
Bloom/Foliage Color: 
Multi-Colored
Growth Habit: 
Globular
Special Features: 
Fall color
Additional Information: 
White female blooms. Green male blooms. Dark green foliage turns yellow, orange and red in the fall.

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