Carpinus caroliniana


Common Name: American hornbeam
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): sun to part shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:20 to 30 feet
Width:20 to 30 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland Edge
Soil Type:moist to wet, acidic
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
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Comments:Slow growing. Very hard wood.
Germination:Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F.
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston