Carpinus caroliniana, American Hornbeam 18-24″


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Botanic Name (s):    Carpinus caroliniana

Common Name(s):   American hornbeam, ironwood, musclewood

Mature height :15-30′

Mature spread:35′

Flower Color/ Bloom Time :       red / April-May

Fruit:              Nut like / June-October

Fall Color:Orange, red

Sun Exposure:    Part Sun    Part Shade    Full Shade

Soil moisture:      Average    Moist

Soil Ph:4-7.4

Soil Type:  Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Sandy soil, coarse texture

Native Habitat:   River margins, bottomlands, swamps

Notes:          Slow growing

Average Wildlife Value:    Beneficial Insects          Butterflies       Songbirds         Small Mammals

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Native Tree