Carpinus caroliniana

American Hornbeam

American Hornbeam is a handsome small- to medium-sized tree with multiple stems that forms wide, horizontal canopy. Good fall color. Beautiful thin, blue-gray bark is ornamental.

Excellent smaller tree for urban landscapes
Dark green foliage has good fall color
Ornamental blue-gray bark

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

1159 S3-3 RPM 196 0
12198 S3-5 RPM 0 0
19347 03in 50 0
19348 06in 250 0
19349 12-18in Amped 0 0
1160 S3-15 RPM 0 0
1161 S3-3CG RPM 129 0

American Hornbeam Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

20-40 Feet

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Spread:

20-50 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Great Companion Plants for Carpinus caroliniana
Indian Cherry; Carolina Buckthorn
Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attributes
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Specimen
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Interesting Bark
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
Habit
Deciduous
Program
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Plants of Merit
Grow Native!