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Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

Frans Fontaine Pyramidal Hornbeam

Retains sleek columnar form into maturity. Long-lived even in tough locations, it matures at 40 to 50 feet tall but spreads only about 20 feet. Summer foliage is a rich green, becoming a golden yellow in autumn.

  • Height: 30' – 60'
  • Width: 15' – 20'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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Item Number Size Toolbox Notes Qty
24061.25 B&B 2
  • Plant Characteristics - Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

  • Attributes

    • Fall Color
    • Drought Tolerant
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Growth Rate

    • Slow
  • Origin

    • Europe
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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 12:00pm

 

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