Ironwood - Hornbeam


This deciduous tree is columnar when young and grows up to 60ft tall. Carpinus betulus are densely branched widely used for hedges with distinctive gray bark and dark green foliage that turns yellow-orange in the autumn. It works great as a windbreak or a hedge for privacy. It is best pruned late summer. 

Light Requirement: Full Sun

Mature Size:

  • Height: 60'
  • Width: 30'

Zone: 3