Potted Trees

Blue Beech Hornbeam, American

Carpinus caroliniana


Plant Description

This prized native tree is known for its attractive blue-gray bark that is fluted with long sinewy ridges, as well its’ very hard wood. Fall color can range from orange to red. Used as an understock for some newer cultivars on the market. 2006 Plants of Merit®.

Height: 20-30′
Spread: 30′
Shape: Spreading, irregular
Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade
Foliage: Green
Fall Foliage: Orange to red
Zone: 3-9
Pot Size: 20