Carpinus ‘Upright European Hornbeam’ (Field Dug Medium)

$699.99

Carpinus betulus fastigiata 

Hornbeam trees are ideal for use as a hedge, screen, or windbreak. They produces attractive leaves that are dark green through the summer and fading to yellow in the fall. They also bear white/cream and grey flowers.

Hornbeams have extremely hard wood which is protected by smooth grey bark. When young, they are narrow and upright, gradually widening as they age. Hornbeams are a top tree for pleaching.

Field dug – Large, approx 2.8m tall.
(please call to confirm height, as this changes frequently)

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Product Description

Field dug trees are trees that have been grown slowly in a cultivated field then once they are dormant (not growing or after leaf drop) they are dug, and either have their roots shaken bare of soil (bare rooted) or their roots kept in a ball of soil and wrapped in hessian to hold the ball together. Field dug trees are known to have straighter, thicker stems and better branching habits than potted trees. Instead of waiting years, you can have your instant screening, avenue’s, or feature trees now!