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Ostrya carpinifolia

£28.00

(Hop Hornbeam) This attractive, ornamental tree is a early-18th century introduction to the UK from the Mediterranean region.

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(Hop Hornbeam) This attractive, ornamental tree is a early-18th century introduction to the UK from the Mediterranean region. It has veined, lush green, Carpinus-like leaves which can turn butter yellow in a good, crisp autumn.

Once established, it also has small, white, pendent flowers in late spring followed by fascinating large catkins later in the year. A fine tree suitable for most gardens and woodland areas.

Supplied Size: 3L or 4L pots (approx 3 years old, 60 - 80 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, damp or moist soil. (Avoid waterlogged areas)
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Ostrya carpinifolia grows to be a medium to large branching tree once established.
    • Height: 15 - 20 m (50 - 65 ft)
    • Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall), Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Catkins, Honey Fungus Resistant

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