Carpinus caroliniana 'Sentinel Dries' - autumn colour
  • Carpinus caroliniana 'Sentinel Dries' - autumn colour

Carpinus caroliniana 'Sentinel Dries'

£38.00

A rare selection, newly introduced to the United Kingdom from Belgium, Carpinus caroliniana 'Sentinel Dries' grows to be a small tree with dark green leaves that have eye-catching dark red, yellow and orange autumn colours.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L/4L pots (approx 3 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)

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

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(American Hornbeam) A rare selection, newly introduced to the United Kingdom from Belgium, Carpinus caroliniana 'Sentinel Dries' grows to be a small tree with dark green leaves that have eye-catching dark red, yellow and orange autumn colours.

These colours appear darker than those of the classic Carpinus caroliniana and seem to start with a mottling on the leaf before colouring up fully. A good tree for autumn colour!


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any moist, fertile soil including chalk.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Carpinus caroliniana 'Sentinel Dries'  grows to be a small arching, branching tree.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)

2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Honey Fungus Resistant

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