Weeping European hornbeam (Carpinus betulus 'Pendula')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Weeping European hornbeam (Carpinus betulus 'Pendula')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 5a
Mature Height Mature Height
8 to 10 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
graceful, weeping form; 8-10’ tall and wide; slow grower; adaptable to most soils and pH as long as they are well-drained; plant in spring only; sensitive to road salt; hardy to zone 5a; rarely available at nurseries

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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