American Hornbeam
Genus: Carpinus Spread: 20'
Species: caroliniana Shape: Oval
Cultivar: Foliage: Dark green
Zone: 4 Flower:
Type: ??? Fruit:
Final Height: 25' Fall Color: Yellow to bright orange-red

Eastern U.S. native also known as Ironwood and Musclewood; names inspired by the smooth, gray, irregularly fluted trunk. A widely adapted small tree with outstanding fall color, excellent for naturalistic plantings.

Click on picture to view large image