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Carpinus Betulus Fastigiata

Latin name: Carpinus Betulus Fastigiata
Common name: European Hornbeam

Pyramidal form of Carpinus Betulus. Grows naturally to for a pyramidal shape without gaps between the branches.

Tolerates sever pruning and this makes it ideal for shaping, and this makes it possible to train this tree into a tree with a clear stem with a pyramidal crown.

Reaches 15-20m tall and 4-5m wide.

Available Sizes and Shapes

  Size (height in cm) Pot (in litres) Form/shape
250-300 50 Cone
500x200 600 Espallier
10-12 70 Std
16/18 STD 130
500-550 230 Cone
18-20STD 160

Plant care

Position: Position (Shelter):Full Sun to Partial Shade

Position (Soil Type):Any well drained soils
Feeding: Feeding in a border

Apply fertiliser at the manufacturers recommended rate during initial planting. Feed regularly during the first growing season to help the plant become established. After this, feed once per year in spring.

Feeding in pots for patio

Fertilise during initial planting at the manufacturers recommended rate, and thereafter twice per year in April and August.