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Frans Fontaine Hornbeam

Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

Characteristics:
A columnar European hornbeam great for narrow spaces.

Growing Conditions:
This tree grows well in full sun to shade and does well in a variety of urban soils. Once established it is very drought tolerant.

Uses:
A great tree for a narrow space or busy street due to it's columnar form.

Height:
35' at maturity

Width:
15' at maturity

Shape:
Columnar

Flowers:

Leaves:
Rich green foliage in the summer turning golden yellow in the fall. The leaves are crisply serrated.

Bark:
Smooth grey bark with a muscle-like appearance.