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Hornbeam -American (Carpinus caroliniana)

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Name Hornbeam -American
Botanical Name Carpinus caroliniana

A great choice for a naturalized area. Serrated, elliptical-oval, dark green leaves which change to yellows-oranges,red and purples adorn the global shape. This tree tolerates shade and moist areas. This tree has been used to make bowls and tool handles in years gone by.

Location: Partial Sun, Shade
Size: 20-30 ft tall x 20-30 ft
Soil Conditions: Medium - Moist
Trim/Prune: Prune when trees are dormant.
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