Carpinus japonica

Japanese Hornbeam

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 20-30'
Mature Width - 12-15'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Green blooms appear as catkins in April
Fruit - Prominent 2 to 2.5" overlapping fruit bracts
Leaf - Handsome foliage with 20-24 vein pairs on leaf
Fall Color -
Bark - Shallowly furrowed and scaly.
Other Features - Wide spreading branches radiate like ribs on a fan
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Sun to light shade; prefers moist well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types
Native Habitat - Japan. Introduced in 1879.
Diseases and Insects - No serious insect or disease problems
Strength -
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 japonica.