Carpinus betulus 'JFS-KW1CB' PP 22814

Emerald Avenue® European Hornbeam

Category: Deciduous, Shade Tree, Ornamental | Size: Medium | Hardiness Zones: 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 | Fall Color: Yellow | Growth Rate: Slow | Adaptability: Urban Tolerant, Alkaline Soil Tolerant
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Here is a new gift horse in the stable of Carpinus. The species has been favored for centuries for hedging, topiaries and shade trees. Now Keith Warren and J. Frank Schmidt & Sons have introduced Emerald Avenue®, chosen for upward branching and crisp foliage. Compared to other Carpinus varieties we grow, Emerald Avenue® has strong branch angles and sturdy, erect twigs.

Category: Medium shade or ornamental tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 5 to 8
Foliage: Maintains a healthy deep green foliage during summer
Fall Color: Yellow
Bark: Smooth, steel gray and fluted
Texture: Medium
Shape: Broadly pyramidal to ovate
Mature Size: 40' tall by 28' wide
Growth Rate: Slow to Medium
Adaptability: Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions
Native Habitat: Europe