Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Fastigiata’ _ ‘Fastigiata’ is a medium-sized, upright tree with mid-green leaves turning yellow in autumn. It bears long green catkins in spring.
Ascending branches, Broadly conical
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Insignificant or absent, Green in Spring
Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Caterpillars
Coral spot , Powdery mildew
Grafting, Softwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’ (Hornbeam ‘Fastigiata’) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 12m after 30 years.
Architectural, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Plant in any soil. Prefers a sunny position. Ensure space to grow to full size.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West