Pyramidal Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'

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A medium sized tree with a very columnar form when young, becomes more rounded with age. Dense compact growth with dark green foliage that turns yellow in fall. Gray bark stands out in winter. A very uniform tree that gives a formal appearance to the land.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
20'+
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Narrow
Pyramidal
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
Average: 4.8 (12 votes)

Prefers a moist well drained soil. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Little pruning is required. Prune broken or damaged branches. 

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