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Carpinus orientalis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Glossy dark green leaves

Uses: Autumn color Winter silhouette Woodland gardens Hedge

Zones: 5-9

Description: In its natural habitat of southeastern Europe and Turkey, this species sometimes grows as a low scrubby bush. Generally it develops into a small tree or large shrub up to 50 ft (15 m) tall. The glossy dark green leaves have doubly toothed margins. ZONES 5

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

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