American Hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana

  • Size: 20-30’ tall and wide
  • Growth Habit:  Wide spreading, often flat topped
  • Growth Rate:  Moderate
  • Light Requirements:  Partial Sun to Shade, great under story plant.
  • Soil Requirements: Does best in moist rich soils but adaptable
  • Appeal:  The American Hornbeam is an excellent native plant to bolster edges of natural areas or wooded areas.