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Carpinus viminea

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leaves double-toothed; new leaves coppery red

Uses: Autumn color Winter silhouette Woodland gardens Hedge

Zones: 6-9

Description: Rarely seen in cultivation, this hornbeam from the Himalayan regions is an attractive small tree growing to 15 ft (4.5 m) in gardens. The branches are often pendulous and the leaves are particularly attractive, being doubly toothed with very prominent vei

Growth Habit: Pendulous branching habit

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