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Carpinus japonica

Common Name(s):
Japanese hornbeam
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Gray, fluted bark

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
2-2.5 in. fruit
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded; densely branched; wide spreading branches
Width:
12-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
2-4.5 in. leaves; yellow to non-showy fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1932

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