Carpinus betulus 'Quercifolia'
  • Carpinus betulus 'Quercifolia'

Carpinus betulus 'Quercifolia'

£35.00

(Oak-leaved Hornbeam) A handsome small tree to medium sized, Carpinus betulus 'Quercifolia' has dark green, lobed leaves which are very oak-like in appearance.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L square pot (3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)

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A handsome small tree to medium sized, Carpinus betulus 'Quercifolia' has dark green, lobed leaves which are very oak-like in appearance. The leaves are dark green in the summer turning yellow in the autumn before falling. Fairly slow growing and not for instant gratification.

Carpinus betulus 'Quercifolia' is suitable for most sites and soils.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil including chalk.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Carpinus betulus 'Quercifolia'  grows to be a small to medium sized, rounded tree.
    • Height: 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft)
  • Notes: Any occasional branches or twigs which develop with the more 'normal' oval shaped leaves should be pruned out.

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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Screening/Hedge, Honey Fungus Resistant

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