Japanese Hornbeam Carpinus japonica - Carpinus carpinoides, Carpinus carpinus, Carpinus distegocarpus, Distegocarpus carpinoides, Distegocarpus carpinus

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Botanical Name:

Carpinus japonica







Common Name:

Japanese Hornbeam

35-45 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Sporadic germination may occur over a 2-3 year period.
In a Nutshell:
* Carpinus japonica (Japanese Hornbeam) is a hornbeam native to Japan.
It grows to 12-15m tall with leaves that are longer and darker than the European Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus). The leaves are dark, glossy and slender, with 20-24 pairs of parallel sunken veins, every third tooth is whisker-tipped. more...
* Appealing dark green foliage, "the widespreading branches radiate like the ribs on a fan" (Dirr), flat-topped when mature, fall color red. more...