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Carpinus japonica

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leaves turn yellow in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Winter silhouette Woodland gardens Hedge

Zones: 5-9

Description: This grows naturally in the woods and thickets of Japan. It becomes a broadly spreading tree to 50 ft (15 m) with gray fissured bark. The leaves are irregularly toothed with close-set prominent veins and color well in autumn. ZONES 5?9.

Growth Habit: Broad spreading habit

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