Blue Beech/Am. hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana 'Blue Beech'

Matchcode: CACBBEEC

Height: 7m (23 FT.)

Spread: 7m (23 FT.)

Spring catkins mature to hop-like seed clusters enjoyed by birds and squirrels. Rounded oval form with strong blue-grey trunk and branches resemble flexed muscle. Toothed dark green foliage turns red in fall. Thrives in full sun or full shade. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil.

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