Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’

Hornbeam
Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’
Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’
Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’

'Fastigiata' is a popular street or town garden tree as it does not take up a lot of space.  This is due to its narrow, upright form which makes it unusual and therefore very popular.  It is particulary suited to a formal garden design and will eventually broaden with age.

 

Key Facts: 

Flowers:  N/A

Fruit:  N/A

Leaves:  Elliptical fresh green leaves.

Autumn colour:  Yellow-brown.

Ultimate height:  20m

Uses:  Very strong shape, can be used as a focal point or with two as a symmetrical entrance.