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FRANS FONTAINE COLUMNAR EUROPEAN HORNBEAM

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FRANS FONTAINE COLUMNAR EUROPEAN HORNBEAM

Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

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Root Pouch 5 gallon - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 14690)
(15 units - S) Available Now - Details   -   Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $160.00   In Stock


Root Pouch 2 gallon - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 15219)
(0 units available now) - Details   -   Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $80.00

Hardiness Zone: 4-8   ·   Mature Height: 30-40 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 8-10 Feet

Buy Frans Fontaine Columnar European Hornbeam online. This tree is a superior choice for street trees as well as making the perfect elegant statement in your landscape. Known to be more narrow growing that Pyramidal European Hornbeam, it will keep its upright form with little to no pruning. Green leaves cover the tree throughout the year, then display an autumn color festival of yellows and oranges. Excellent tree for privacy!

Family: Betulaceae · Common Name: Hornbeam

FREE with every plant purchased:

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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.

FRANS FONTAINE COLUMNAR EUROPEAN HORNBEAM Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
Gray
Bark Type*
Smooth
Growth Rate*
Medium
Leaf Color Spring*
Green
Leaf Color Summer*
Green
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
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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FRANS FONTAINE COLUMNAR EUROPEAN 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.