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Ostrya carpinifolia

Classification

Order: Fagales
   Family: Betulaceae
            Genus: Ostrya
                        Specie: Ostrya carpinifolia

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Gray scaly bark; green leaves turn yellow in autumn; yellow catkins

Uses: Autumn color Winter silhouette Woodland gardens Shade tree

Zones: 6?9

Description: Native to southern Europe and Turkey, this tree can be rounded or conical in shape, and has a height and spread of up to 70 ft (21 m). The bark is gray and scaly, and the shoots have a fine growth of hairs. The green leaves have a rounded base, pointed ti

Growth Habit: Conical or rounded habit

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