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Carpinus betulus (Tall Beehive RB 300-350 cm Specimen 1)
Common Hornbeam 

Carpinus betulus (Tall Beehive RB 300-350 cm Specimen 1)
Common name

Common Hornbeam

Group

Trees

Family

Betulaceae

Description

Common Hornbeam. Elegant shaped tree with serrate; ribbed leaves and characteristic grey; fluted bark. Max Height 25m. Max Spread 20m. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Water thoroughly before planting.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Broadly conical
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
25m
Ultimate spread
20m

Colour

Flowers
White; Yellow in May; June
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Red in September
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Hedging; Specimen
Planting
Water thoroughly before planting

Caring for your plants

Pruning
After flowering Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Top dress in spring; Feed; Dead heading
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Vine weevils; Aphids; Scale; Honey fungus

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Tall Beehive New Rootballed 300-350 cm 100-125 cm £650.00 £ 2