1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
785.594.2966

hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana

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Zone 3 – 9
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up to 30’
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Native understory tree for shady landscapes and woodland gardens. New leaves emerge reddish-purple, changing to dark green, then turn yellow to orange-red in the fall. Blue-gray bark with long, sinewy ridges make it a valuable addition to the winter landscape.