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Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiatus')

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Nice shape and will look even better, I should think when it holds onto it's brown leaves in the winter|!

16 Nov, 2009


It won't hold onto them here, Paul, only when it is in hedge form.

17 Nov, 2009


Oh, I assumed they did anyway, not that I've seen many growing into a tree like that, only hedges!

18 Nov, 2009


They use this one (the upright form) as a street tree here a lot. Not sure it's a good idea, because it does spread out with age.

19 Nov, 2009

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This photo is of "Hornbeam" in Vincentdunne's garden

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