Frans Fontaine Hornbeam
Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'
A columnar European hornbeam great for narrow spaces.
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.
A great tree for a narrow space or busy street due to it's columnar form.
35' at maturity
15' at maturity
Rich green foliage in the summer turning golden yellow in the fall. The leaves are crisply serrated.
Smooth grey bark with a muscle-like appearance.