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Carpinus caroliniana 'Native Flame®' (JFS-KW6)

Carpinus caroliniana 'JFS-KW6' - Native Flame® American Hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana 'JFS-KW6' - Native Flame® American Hornbeam

More About Carpinus caroliniana Native Flame® ('JFS-KW6')

  • Upright to oval crown, with wide spreading branches
  • Attractive, orange-red catkins
  • Catkins turn into distinctive clusters of winged nutlets
  • Serrated, dark green leaves in the summer turn bright red in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

5

Height:

8-9 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Orange
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Native Flame® Hornbeam Growing and Maintenance Tips

A relatively low-maintenance plant, attractively shaped, understory tree for shady sites. Suitable for lawns or naturalized in woodland areas. 


Carpinus caroliniana Native Flame® ('JFS-KW6') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Oval
Upright

Foliage Color

Red
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Carpinus caroliniana 'Native Flame®' (JFS-KW6)

Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus

European Hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana

Carpinus caroliniana

Blue Beech/Musclewood