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Emerald Avenue Hornbeam

Carpinus betulus 'JFS-KW1CB'

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Characteristics:
A vigorous, adaptable and tough tree with a strong central leader and branch structure and deep green foliage.

Growing Conditions:
It has superior heat tolerance, so it remains green and vibrant even during the heat of summer.

Uses:
A great street tree for tough urban conditions and/or really sunny locations.

Height:
40' at maturity

Width:
28' at maturity

Shape:
Broadly pyramidal

Flowers:

Leaves:
Deep green to yellow in the fall.

Bark:

A stout trunk, strong central leader, and sturdy branch arrangement led J Frank Schmidt Nursery to nickname this brawny tree "The Hulk."