Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - SlowMature Height - 20-30'Mature Width - 12-15'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Green blooms appear as catkins in AprilFruit - Prominent 2 to 2.5" overlapping fruit bractsLeaf - Handsome foliage with 20-24 vein pairs on leafFall Color - Bark - Shallowly furrowed and scaly.Other Features - Wide spreading branches radiate like ribs on a fanPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Sun to light shade; prefers moist well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil typesNative Habitat - Japan. Introduced in 1879.Diseases and Insects - No serious insect or disease problemsStrength - 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 japonica.