Japanese Hornbeam Carpinus japonica

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Carpinus japonica

Family:

BETULACEAE

Genus:

Carpinus

Species:

japonica

Common Name:

Japanese Hornbeam

Seeds Per Pound:
40,536
Quantity:
0.72 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
31
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
35-45 feet
Collection Locale:
Louisiana
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.72 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
10 g
17.50
1 oz
29.95
Growing Info:
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...