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Carpinus fangiana

£45.00

(Fang's Hornbeam) A rare species of hornbeam native to China, Carpinus fangiana has eye-catching veined, finely toothed, dark green leaves (up to 20 cm long).

Quantity
Supplied Size: 2L/3L pots (young plants only) - very limited availability this year

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

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A rare species of hornbeam native to China, Carpinus fangiana has eye-catching veined, finely toothed, dark green leaves (up to 20 cm long). Established plants can also produce long, pale green catkins up to 25 - 30 cm tall.

Known for being slow growing initially, Carpinus fangiana is not a tree for instant gratification but is very handsome once established.


  • Position: Light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow initially to moderate.
  • Habit: In the UK, Carpinus fangiana usually grows to  be a small branching tree.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 4 m (13 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: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Catkins, Honey Fungus Resistant

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