Emerald Avenue® Hornbeam

Carpinus betulus 'Emerald Avenue®' (JFS-KW1CB)

  • Broad pyramidal form with ascending branches
  • Nicknamed "the Hulk" for its strong central leader and sturdy branching habit
  • Ovate, sharp-toothed, dark green leaves keep their colour well into the summer
  • Foliage turns a golden-yellow colour in the fall
  • Yellow or green catkins
  • Smooth gray bark has distinctive muscle-like fluting
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
Green

HEIGHT:
11-12 m

SPREAD:
7-8 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


These Carpinus make a dense privacy screen and can be grown in a range of soil moistures and conditions. 

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen
Screening (privacy)

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable subtitutions for Carpinus betulus 'JFS-KW1CB'