Name: CARPINUS betulus ‘Columnaris Nana’
Common name(s): Dwarf Columnar European Hornbeam
Height: 6-8′ Spread: 24-30 in. Zone: 5
Details/Description: 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.