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      Carpinus betulus
    European Hornbeam
       Deciduous Tree
HEIGHT:40 - 60 feet
SPREAD:30 - 40 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Stately oval, medium sized tree; smooth gray fluted bark; leaves are similar to birch, but with poor yellow-orange fall color; pendulous fruit clusters; withstands pruning, often used as hedge; tolerates a wide range of soils and grows in full sun to full shade.
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HARDINESS:SE (Zone 4)
ORIGIN:Europe, Asia
CULTIVARS:‘Columnaris’ upright form reaching 25’ high and 8’ wide.; ‘Fastigiata’ upright pyramidal form to 30’ high and a width of 20’; ‘Pendula’ weeping form reaching 30’ high and 35’ wide, great specimen.
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