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Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'

More About Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'

  • Rounded crown with graceful, pendulous branches
  • Bark is a smooth, steely-gray colour
  • Male and female, flower catkins appear before the leaves
  • Ovate, sharp-toothed, dark green leaves
  • Foliage turns a bright yellow colour in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

5

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Green
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Weeping European Hornbeam Growing and Maintenance Tips

This tree provides excellent, visual appeal for lawns and parks. It can be pruned in late summer to highlight its unique, branching habit.


Carpinus betulus 'Pendula' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'

Morus alba 'Pendula (fruiting)'

Morus alba 'Pendula (fruiting)'

Weeping Fruiting Mulberry