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Common Name: Hornbeam
Plant Family: Betulaceae
50 in stock
Quantity or Pot size: bare root 60 - 90 cmsSun/ Shade: Sun to Part ShadePlanting Style: Wildflower or WildlifeBerries or Fruit: YesBee and Butterfly: BothNative to British Isles: Yes
Our native Hornbeam has green oval leaves which are retained though the winter. Green catkins appear from late spring to autumn. Will tolerate shade and heavy moist soils, making it a good alternative to Beech. Makes a good wind breaking hedge. Commonly used in formal gardens in the form of pleached hedges. Good for wildlife.
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