Carpinus betulus 'Globus'
  • Carpinus betulus 'Globus'

Carpinus betulus 'Globus'

£28.00

(Hornbeam) A sought after and slow growing selection of hornbeam, Carpinus betulus 'Globus' grows into a distinctive,  tear-shaped small tree.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots 9approx 3 - 4 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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A sought after and slow growing selection of hornbeam, Carpinus betulus 'Globus' grows into a distinctive,  tear-shaped small tree. The leaves are dark green in spring, summer and turn a rich mustard-yellow in autumn. The architectural habit makes this tree handsome even in the depths of winter without a leaf on it!

Carpinus betulus 'Globus'  is a very striking tree but is very slow growing and definitely best suited for a patient gardener!


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained soil. Carpinus betulus 'Globus' is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Very slow when young but slow to moderate once established.
  • Habit: Carpinus betulus 'Globus' grows to be a small tree with a dramatic, tear-like habit.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Autumn Colour, To grow in a pot

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