Areas of origin: Southern Europe, Asia minor.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 20 m (65,6'), width up to 15 m (49,2').
Soil Type: Avoid soil that is too wet.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The wood and the leaves of this tree hardly remind hornbeam. The creamy white fruits look like those of the hop and can measure up to 6 cm in length. It is a very attractive tree particularly when ripening in summer. Plant alone in parks and gardens or in rows.