The Plant Company

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Contact

Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Carpinus betulus pleached trees 12/14

hornbeam

Photo of Carpinus betulus pleached trees 12/14

£375.00

Similar in appearance to beech, hornbeam makes a superb specimen tree. Although it is deciduous, it retains its coppery dead leaves throughout the winter so it remains an effective screen.

Type

  • Hedging

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Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing

Uses

  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Specimen
  • Hedging

Special features

  • Low maintenance

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. As a formal hedge it requires clipping once a year in mid- to late summer to keep it looking tidy.

Dimensions

Size: Large

Pot size: 45 litre

Eventual height: 2500cm

Eventual spread: 2000cm

Positions

  • Light shade
  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West
  • North

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

Special conditions

  • Exposed
  • Wet shade