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Ostrya japonica

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Dark green oblong leaves turn yellow in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Winter silhouette Woodland gardens Shade tree

Zones: 5?9

Description: Found in Japan, China and northeast Asia, this tree reaches a height of 80 ft (24 m). It has velvety young shoots and dark green oblong to egg-shaped leaves that are hairy on the upper surface with light green felted undersides and toothed edges. It produ

Growth Habit: Broad conical habit

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