Carpinus caroliniana ‘Sentinel Dries’ Carpinus

Carpinus

Description: Carpinus caroliniana 'Sentinel Dries' is a rarely seen American Hornbeam with a columnar shape. Attractive, eye-catching orange, red and purple foliage in autumn which creates an incredible display. A variety that's perfect for smaller gardens or spaces.

History: Originates from America.

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) : 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Wet tolerant
  • Interesting foliage
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • S Size: Small

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