Cheap Carpinus Betulus Fastigiata : Cheap Feathered Hornbeam

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Carpinus Betulus 'Fastigiata' Hornbeam 125cm 5ltr



Carpinus Betulus 'Fastigiata' is a feathered Hornbeam tree. It has attractive green foliage in the spring and summer. In the autumn it gradually turns to a crisp golden brown, some of the foliage can be retained on the tree through the winter.


Key Features

Plant Type: Hedging

Plant Height & Spread: 500cm-1000cm

Foliage Colour: Dark Green, Brown

Foliage Type: Semi-evergreen

Seasons of Interest: All Seasons

Soil Condition: Well-Drained, Free draining

Planting Position: Full Sun/Partial Shade


Plant Care & Advice

Evergreen hedges need less water than deciduous or flowering hedges. In late fall, remove dead wood and weeds and, if necessary, restore the mulch layer around your hedge. An essential part of our recommended aftercare is watering. Newly developing plants need to be drenched during the first year, ensuring that water reaches their roots. Even in winter, when most plants are dormant, there can be dry spells, so plants need a generous soaking. Hedging also benefits from being fed. We recommend bonemeal, alternatively any similar slow release fertiliser.