European Hornbeam
Carpinus betulus
Height: 50'. Spread: 40'.
Light requirement: full sun.
Growth rate: slow to moderate. Habit: oval-rounded.
Flowering - time/color: early spring/catkins (not showy).
Foliage - spring/summer: dark green.
Foliage - fall: yellow-green.
Fruit: small nutlets.
Attributes: generally free of problems.