arpinus caroliniana, commonly called American hornbeam, is a slow-growing, deciduous, small to medium-sized understory tree with an attractive globular form. It is native to Missouri where it is typically found in rich moist woods, valleys, ravine bottoms and rocky slopes along streams throughout the eastern and Ozark regions of the state (Steyermark). Typically grows 20-35' tall.

American Hornbeam 175cm


one: 3 to 9

Height: 20.00 to 35.00 feet

Spread: 20.00 to 35.00 feet

Bloom Time: February

Bloom Description: White (female), Green (male)

Sun: Part shade to full shade

Water: Medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Street Tree, Naturalize

Flower: Insignificant

Leaf: Good Fall

Attracts: Birds

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