CARPINUS (HORNBEAM) as a Hedgeplant


Carpinus betulus, up to 10 ft. Good bright green leaves, prominently veined, and pointed. A tree when allowed to grow naturally. Plant in winter 1 ft. apart, or in double staggered rows, leaving 9 in. between the rows and 1-½ ft. between the plants in each row. Clip lightly in July when young and, once the hedge is established, fairly drastically in August.

Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


11. November 2012 by Dave Pinkney
Categories: Boundaries - Hedging, Fencing, Gardening Ideas | Tags: , | Comments Off on CARPINUS (HORNBEAM) as a Hedgeplant


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