Carpinus betulus ‘Lucas’ Hornbeam

Description: Carpinus betulus 'Lucas' grows in an erect pyramidal habit. Narrow as a young tree broadening with age. A particularly good upright form. Perfect used for screening purposes or planted in a row along a drive or avenue. The dark green leaves turn into golden yellow during the autumn.

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) : 6m x 2m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • M Size: Medium
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Open space planting
  • Autumn colour
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Wet tolerant
  • Suitable for hedging

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