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1646K Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus
10 meters Hedging pack.
13 young plug plants – Height of plants : 60/80 cm (24/30").
Spacing between plants: 80 cm.
39.00 Available
1646H Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus
10 meters Hedging pack.
13 young plug plants – Height of plants 40/50 cm. (15.7/19.7").
Spacing between plants: 80 cm.(31.5").
26.00 Available
1646F Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus
10 meters Hedging pack.
13 young plug plants – Height of plants: 25/30 cm. (9.8/11.8").
Espacement entre plants lors de la plantation: 80 cm.
19.50 Available
1646D Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus
Plug Plant – Height of plant: 60/80 cm(24/32").
4.00 Available
1646J Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 40/50 cm.
3.00 Available
1646A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus (latin)

Area of origin: Europe.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 20 m (65.6'), width up to 15 m (49.2').
Foliage: Semi-evergreen.
Soil Type: Clayey and moist.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Shade to full sun.


Properties and uses:
The foliage of the Hornbeam dries out in the autumn but remains on the branches nearly all winter. It is called “marcescent”. It is used planted alone in parks and gardens and also in mixed windbreak hedges or screening hedges, as a group. The Hornbeam lends itself to pruning. Bonsai connoisseurs often work with it. It is also particularly good in reforestation mixed with other species.

The Carpinus betulus is used in the following hedge:
Wind Break Hedge
Country Hedge Pierre

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