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Franz Fontaine Hornbeam

Carpinus betulus 'Franz Fontaine'

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A dense, narrowly upright tree perfect for vertical accenting. The forest-green triangular foliage is glossy and serrated. Fall color is a vibrant yellow. Takes to pruning very well and may have to be pruned if clearance is needed due to the very low canopy.
Hardy to -20°F
Maximum Elevation: 6,000 Feet

Franz Fontaine Hornbeam ©photo David Spahn
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Tree Habit Narrow, Upright, Dense Branching, Oval
Mature Size (generic) TREE (20-30' Tall) • Narrow or Columnar
Fall Color Dramatic
Features Grown For Attractive Foliage
Flowering Season Spring
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7
Water Needs Moderate
Growth Rate Moderate
Light Needs Partial Shade, Partial Sun, Full Sun
Mature Height 30-35 ft.
Mature Width 15-20 ft.
Name Franz Fontaine Hornbeam

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