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CARPINUS polyneura


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:: Betulaceae :: CARPINUS :: polyneura
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Main asset

This little hornbeam has a bushy and dense appearance

When it is young, its foliage has a red-purple color, which gives it a very elegant appearance. It cannot bear dryness.

  • Uses: Aligment, medium and high pruned hedges, natural hedges

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: egg-shaped
  • Height: 15 m x 8 m
  • Growth: fast
  • Flowering period: May-June

Shape and colours:

  • Couleur du bois : grey
  • Foliage shape: ovate toothed
  • Foliage colour: green
  • Foliage colour in autumn: orange yellow
  • Flowers shape: catkins
  • Flowers colour: yellow


  • Soil type: likes clay, limestone soils but fears dry locations.
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 25 °C (-13 °F - USDA zone 5b)