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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 ft
Width: 15-20 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 8
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
24061.20 B&B 4
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Pollinators
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Growth Rate
Slow
Origin
Europe

Possible Substitution Plants

Quercus bicolor
Acer x freemannii 'Jeffersred'
Betula populifolia 'Whitespire'