Carpinus betulus 'Lucas'
More About Carpinus betulus 'Lucas'
- Narrow, slender growing habit with a columnar shape
- Ovate, sharply-toothed, medium green leaves in summer
- Foliage turns a yellow-orange colour in fall
- Attractive yellow or green catkins appear in early spring
Lucas Pyramidal Hornbeam Growing and Maintenance Tips
The narrow growth habit of this cultivar allows it to be shaped into hedges, arches or topiary. It will also tolerate urban conditions and drought, making it a good selection for street boulevards.
Carpinus betulus 'Lucas' Characteristics
- Fall Color
- Full Sun
- Moist to average
- Avg. to Dry Soils
- Well Drained