CARPINUS betulus ‘Columnaris Nana’

Truly a dwarf form of Columnar Hornbeam that remains dwarf and compact. The dark green foliage of summer turns golden yellow in the fall. Useful as a unique dwarf hedge that requires little pruning or as a sculpted specimen that resembles a fine bonsai creation without all the pruning. Plants are easily integrated into rock gardens or Japanese style plantings.

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CARPINUS betulus ‘Columnaris Nana’ – Dwarf Columnar European Hornbeam

CARPINUS betulus ‘Columnaris Nana’ – Truly a dwarf form of Columnar Hornbeam that remains dwarf and compact. The dark green foliage of summer turns golden yellow in the fall. Useful as a unique dwarf hedge that requires little pruning or as a sculpted specimen that resembles a fine bonsai creation without all the pruning. Plants are easily integrated into rock gardens or Japanese style plantings.

Full sun / Part shade

Height: 6-8′        Spread: 24-30 in.         Zone: 5