Carpinus betulus ‘Frans Fontaine’


A very tidy and attractive columnar form of our native Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus).  This makes it ideal for restricted spaces as it keeps this columnar shape into old age.

Flowers:  N/A

Fruit:  N/A

Leaves:  Elliptical fresh green leaves.

Autumn colour:  Yellow-brown.

Ultimate height:  10m

Uses:  Very strong shape, can be used as a focal point or with two as a symmetrical entrance.

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Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine' - New Wood Trees