Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana'
  • Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana'

Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana'

£32.00

(Dwarf Hornbeam) An unusual dwarf Hornbeam, Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana' forms a dense, conical shrub or very small tree in time with green summer leaves which turn shades of butter yellow before falling in autumn.

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An unusual dwarf Hornbeam, Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana' forms a dense, conical shrub or very small tree in time with green summer leaves which turn shades of butter yellow before falling in autumn.

The narrow habit and slow growing nature of Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana' makes it suitable for even the smallest of gardens. Obviously this is a slow growing plant and not for instant gratification - the attractive narrow habit usually takes a few years to form.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained soil. Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana' is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana' grows to be a snall sized tree with an exceptionally narrow habit.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
To grow in a pot, Habit - Narrow

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