American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)

(1 customer review)

Size Price Quantity
6-12"
1 - 3
$11.98
4 - 24
$8.07
25 - 99
$4.14
100 - 499
$2.75
500+
$2.25

Out of stock

1-2'
1 - 3
$14.10
4 - 24
$9.19
25 - 99
$4.75
100 - 499
$3.25
500+
$2.75
2-3'
1 - 3
$19.51
4 - 24
$16.09
25 - 99
$9.41
100+
$5.98
3-4'
1 - 3
$26.01
4 - 24
$20.70
25 - 99
$11.25
4-5'
1+
$30.34

Out of stock

5-6'
1+
$34.64

Out of stock

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Description

Latin: Carpinus caroliniana

Zones: 3-9

Other common names: hornbeam, blue beech, ironwood, water beech

Mature Height: 40 ft.

Soil / Climate: likes moist, rich soils, full sun to shade, prune tolerant, slow growth rate.It has a shallow, wide spreading root system.
Notes: Fruit of the Hornbeam is a cluster of nuts hanging from a leafy branch.  Landscape Uses would be anything from a shade tree to hedge to attract deer and birds for nut comsumption.Wildlife: The Hornbeam seeds, twigs and buds are a valued food source for deer, turkeys, ducks and squirrels. The tree grows well beneath other larger trees and produces good shelter for a number of animals and serves as a host tree for birds’ nests.Cold Stream Farm supplies American Hornbeam trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Carpinus caroliniana can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.

Additional information

Dimensions 1 × 1 in

1 review for American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)

  1. Mike

    Large root systems. The top is liable to not leaf out, but will shoot from the bottom and reach the original height by the end of the season. Like everyone says, be patient. Beautiful in leaf, bright yellow fall color, and the trunk is amazing. In full sun they want to get bushy, you’ll need to prune the lowest branches religiously to make a tree.

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