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Common Name: Columnar European Hornbeam      Latin Name: Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris'      Size: 18 (min) to 29 (max)
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I am looking for 3 of these Hornbeams, from 1 1/2 inch to 2 inch preferably.Please let me know how I can purchase these.Thank you very much,Linda Greenberg
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Carpinus betulus 'Columnaris'
Maximum Height: 29 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Carpinus
species: betulus
Cultivar: 'Columnaris'
Size: 18 (min) to 29 (max)
Size Description:
Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Winter Interest star rating Dry Soil Tolerant
Availability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood Availabilty
Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood PerformanceSee other plants that like part shade.
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingDoes Not Perform Well
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)4/13/2013 until 4/21/2013 Cincinnati Ohio 39.16959068 -84.52525966See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of
Tree in fall color
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: Oct 29
Location: Lakeside Park 111 W. Lakeside Lakeside Park KY 41017
Specimen: 170
Carpinus betulus Carpinus.betulus.Columnaris.JPG
Location: 111 W. Lakeside
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Lakeside Park 111 W. Lakeside Lakeside Park KY 41017
Specimen: 171
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.278647450000000 Longitude: -84.444462850000000] Specimen: 2663
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.169680030000000 Longitude: -84.525122870000000] Specimen: 2807
Location: Spring Grove Ave. between Beech and Vine 5304 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.132896690000000 Longitude: -84.517063060000000] Specimen: 3970
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