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Hornbeam (American)

Carpinus caroliniana

Rich summer foliage with a dash of reddish new growth. Fall colors of yellow, orange, red, and burgundy. Finely textured structure with fluted trunk to add winter interest.The American Hornbeam is a widespread understory tree, native to the eastern deciduous forest. Small, dapper, and handsome, tolerating both full sun and part shade, this tree is also quite tolerant of compacted and clay soils. American Hornbeam also makes an excellent urban tree. Grows 25'-40' high. The American Hornbeam is a versatile tree that can be used as a specimen in the front lawn, as a corner accent plant, or as an understory tree in the backyard. American Hornbeam is resistant to juglone and can be planted beneath Black Walnut. The leaves are marcescent, holding a warm tan into early winter.
Tree Container SizeStem CaliperPlant HeightPrice
#151.75-2"8'-10'sold out
#202-2.5"10'-12'sold out
#302.5"-3"11'-13'$249
#573-4"12-14'$349