Carpinus betulus 'Lucas'
More About Carpinus betulus 'Lucas'
- Narrow, slender growing habit with a columnar shape
- Dense canopy of ovate, sharp-toothed, medium green leaves
- Foliage turns to a yellow-orange colour in the fall
- Attractive, yellow or green catkins appear in early spring
- Bloom Time: 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 for topiary. It will also tolerate urban conditions and drought, making it a good selection for street boulevards.
Carpinus betulus 'Lucas' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
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