Carpinus betulus (Frans Fontaine European Hornbeam)
Field grown Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'
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Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

Frans Fontaine European Hornbeam

Plant Type: Tree

Street tree with that retains a dense, narrow form. Beautiful gold fall color.

  • Moderate growing, deciduous medium sized tree
  • Narrow, upright habit makes it a great choice for tight spaces
  • Can be used as a street tree, focal point, or screen tree in the landscape

Size Plant SKU Size      
#20 09/01/22   Please Login for Ordering
2" B&B Low Branched   Please Login for Ordering

Mature Height:

25-30 ft

Mature Spread:

10-12 ft

Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine' Characteristics & Attributes:

Part Shade
Part Sun
Sun
Well-Drained
Average Water
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Landscape Characteristics
Branch Structure
Foliage Color
Classification by Use
Hedge/Screen
Street Tree
Habit
Upright
Pyramidal
Foliage
Deciduous
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Growth Rate
Moderate
Foliage Color
Gold
Green