Carpinus betulus ‘Chartreuse’® (Carpsim EU27 PBR) Hornbeam

Description: Carpinus betulus 'Chartreuse'® is a unique hornbeam, less vigorous than others with spring and early summer golden-lime green leaves that slowly turn an attractive chartreuse yellow-green from mid-summer onwards. Suitable for specimen and hedging use. Easy to grow in a wide range of soils. 

History: Found by Simon Williamson on his nursery. Introduced 2022. Carpsim EU27 PBR

Carpinus Growing Tips: Suitable grown in heavy, wet or chalky soils. Prefer to be planted in a full sun or partial shade position.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 5m x 3m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • M Size: Medium
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Autumn colour
  • Wet tolerant
  • Open space planting
  • Suitable for hedging
  • Any UK district
  • Replacement prune
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Relatively trouble-free
  • Prefers full sun

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