Japanese hornbeam (Carpinus japonicus)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Japanese hornbeam (Carpinus japonicus)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 5a
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 30 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
to 25 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
wide-spreading form; 20-30’ tall; 25’ wide; leaves are dark green; deeply veined giving it a corrugated appearance; bronze to reddish fall color; gray muscular bark; hardy to zone 5a

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

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