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Carpinus betulus 'Emerald Avenue®' (JFS-KW1CB)

#PP22814

More About Carpinus betulus Emerald Avenue® ('JFS-KW1CB') (PP22814)

  • Broad, pyramidal form with ascending branches
  • Nicknamed "the Hulk" for its strong central leader and sturdy branching habit
  • Ovate, sharp-toothed, dark green leaves keep their colour well into the summer
  • Foliage turns a golden-yellow colour in the fall
  • Yellow or green catkins
  • Smooth gray bark has distinctive muscle-like fluting
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

5

Height:

11-12 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Green
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Emerald Avenue® Hornbeam Growing and Maintenance Tips

These Carpinus make a dense privacy screen and can be grown in a range of soil moistures and conditions. 


Carpinus betulus Emerald Avenue® ('JFS-KW1CB') (PP22814) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Catkins
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright
Tree form

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Carpinus betulus 'Emerald Avenue®' (JFS-KW1CB)

Ulmus x 'Frontier'

Ulmus x 'Frontier'

Frontier Elm