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Ostrya carpinifolia

"Hop Hornbeam"

Ostrya carpinifolia

"Hop Hornbeam"


Tree Information

The Ostrya carpinifolia is a medium-sized tree. Resembling the hornbeam (Carpinus) and notable in autumn when arrayed with their hop-like fruits. A round-headed tree which gives clear yellow autumn colour. Fruits 3.5-5cm long, each nutlet contained in a flat, bladder-like husk. Enchanting in spring when the many branches are strung with numerous, long, drooping male catkins. Grows well in a warm, sheltered site. Copes with most soil types.

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