Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata' (hedge)

Hedge Pyramidal European Hornbeam

Hedge forms of Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata' are shaped to create an instant hedge. Shaped with vertical sides and a flat top these trees provide a uniform screen when planted sided by side.

Category: Medium shade or ornamental; deciduous
Hardiness: 4 to 8
Foliage: Uniquely dense and sharply set
Fall Color: Yellow
Flower: Pale green; inconspicuous
Fruit: Small brown nutlet; inconspicuous
Bark: Smooth, muscular, gray
Texture: Medium to fine
Shape: Can be the Perfect Hedge!
Mature Size: Varies depending on maintenance but can become 35' tall by 15-20' wide
Growth Rate: Slow to Medium
Adaptability: Carpinus betulus Fastigiata is an excellent urban tree!
Native Habitat: Europe