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FIRE BELLE AMERICAN HORNBEAM

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FIRE BELLE AMERICAN HORNBEAM

Carpinus caroliniana 'Fire Belle'

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Root Pouch 2 gallon - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 13947)
(14 units - S) Available Now - Details   -   Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $80.00   In Stock


Root Pouch 5 gallon - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 14576)
(15 units - S) Available Now - Details   -   Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $160.00   In Stock


Hardiness Zone: 5-9   ·   Mature Height: 20-30 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 15-25 Feet

Buy Fire Belle American Hornbeam online. This American native is a slow growing small hardwood tree, with the brightest and most consistent red fall color ever seen in an American Hornbeam. Hornbeams have smooth, gray bark and red to yellow fall color. 'Fire Belle' will develop a rounded canopy with age and reach around 13 ft tall and wide by age 15. Tolerant of part shade, but has best fall color in full sun. Drought sensitive and performs well in heavy, clay soils. Seeds are a great food source for wildlife in Autumn.

Family: Betulaceae · Common Name: Hornbeam

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  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

FIRE BELLE AMERICAN HORNBEAM Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Smooth
Growth Habit*
Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
Orange/Brilliant Orange
Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
Green
Leaf Color Summer*
Green
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Other*
New Item
Plant Type*
Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Seed
Season of Interest*
Fall
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Spring
Summer
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

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FIRE BELLE AMERICAN HORNBEAM Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Carpinus is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.