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Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana'
Columnar Hornbeam

Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana'
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Price: £28.00 Quantity :


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.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 25 - 30 cm tall)

  • 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 medium sized tree with an exceptionally narrow habit.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)


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