Carpinus henryana

Chinese Hornbeam, Henry Hornbeam

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
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Ornamental Characteristics:
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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).
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements -
Native Habitat - Native to Central China
Diseases and Insects -
Strength - Highly tolerant to dense understory shade.
Weakness -

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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.