An upright form of the popular native tree Carpinus betulus and was awarded the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 2002.
The leaves of this tree are oval in shape, ribbed and serrated around the edges and turn from bright green in the spring to gold and orange in the autumn time.
It can be a useful selection for screening and the feathered specimens are produced with this in mind. This quality in particular makes it quite a popular choice for restricted spaces.
If planted in restricted spaces, it will need regular pruning to maintain the shape into maturity and suitability for the position.
This medium to large Upright Hornbeam is a tough performer and will do well in most soils, including clay and chalk. It is a good choice for poor soil conditions. It is such a lovely shape if given space that it looks equally superb in larger gardens and parklands.
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