Chinese Hornbeam, Henry Hornbeam
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Mature Height - Mature Width - Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Fruit - Leaf - New leaves have a coppery red color. Unblemished fresh green leaves even into the doldrums of our often dry late summers.Fall Color - Bark - Bark gray, fissured, beautiful, beech-like.Other Features - The specific epithet commemorates Dr. Augustine Henry (of Parthenocissus henryana) who was a collecting contemporary of Ernest Wilson in the area of Central and Western China near the turn of the century (1885-1900).Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Native Habitat - Native to Central ChinaDiseases and Insects - Strength - Highly tolerant to dense understory shade.Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Hornbeam.- Other plants of the family Betulaceae.- Other plants of the genus Carpinus.- Other plants of the species Carpinus henryana.