Carpinus betulus  'Fastigiata'

Carpinus betulus  'Fastigiata'

A beautiful upright tree often used for hedging or screening purposes because of its dense branching habit. This cultivar is also of value as a street or specimen tree where lateral space is limited. A symmetrical and formal tree.
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  • Genus

    Carpinus

  • Species

    betulus

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Carpinus

  • Growth Rate

    Moderate.

  • Foliage

    Mid-green oval leaves with a doubly serrate margin and distinctly ribbed venation. The autumn colour is golden-yellow to yellowish-green.

  • Bark

    Smooth, grey bark. Ornamental.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Nutlets in leafy clusters (bracts).

  • Tree Habit

    Narrow upright when young, becoming 'vase' shaped to oval with distinctly ascending and dense branches. Does not develop a central leader.

  • Flowers

    Catkins in distinctive, lobed bracts. Male and female flowers separate on the same plant (monoecious).

  • Height (m)

    10

  • Width (m)

    6