Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine' (Columnar Hornbeam)

Height: 30 feet
Spread: 15 feet
Light: Sun
Soil: Average, well-drained soil
Description: A columnar hornbeam variety that retains its pretty lateral boughs! Fast growing. Excellent for narrow screening. Terrific in large containers or as a formal entry planting! Yellow fall color. Nice tree for small gardens.


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Photo: Newport Arboretum (RI)
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