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Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana'

Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana' - Dwarf Columnar Hornbeam

More About Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana'

  • Slow growing, columnar habit
  • Dense, dark-green foliage that turns golden in fall
  • Catkins mature into attractive hop-like fruit

Zone:

4

Height:

200-250 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Dwarf Columnar Hornbeam Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average to moist, well drained soils in partial sun/shade. Requires little pruning if growing as a tree but will respond well to harder pruning if grown as a hedge. Best to prune in mid-winter. 


Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris Nana' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Catkins
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Compact
Dwarf
Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow

Landscape uses

Hedge
Screening (privacy)

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