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Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam) - from 6/8cm up to 14/16cm. £28 - £158


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A deciduous, elegant tree with good autumn colour. The mid-green leaves are toothed, and both yellow male and greenish female catkins are borne in spring. Hornbeam an be grown as a specimen tree, where it will reach heights of 40ft+, or in a woodland setting. It is also ideal for pleaching, and if grown as a pleached hedge, will retain its brown leaves throughout winter. Hornbeam is suitable for heavy, wet soils.


  • Eventual Height: 40ft+
  • Key Features: Good for shaping and pleaching,
  • Suitable for: Woodlands, parkland, avenues and screens if trimmed or and pleached
  • Conditions: Wide range of soils, does well in damp conditions


Choose your size from:

6/8cm Girth, Bareroot light standard tree

8/10cm Girth, Bareroot standard tree

10/12cm Girth, Bareoot selected standard tree

12/14cm Girth, Bareroot or rootballed heavy standard tree

14/16cm Girth, Rootballed extra heavy standard tree


 We have an excellent range of the smaller sizes of ornamental trees in stock throughout the winter. However for larger sizes (or in busy periods) we may have to order your tree in. Please allow a couple of weeks for this.



These trees are available for collection from the nursery or local delivery (within 40 miles of OX5 3BA). Due to their large size, unfortunately we can't offer nationwide delivery further afield unless we are already planning a journey your area. Please contact us for a local delivery quote or to see if we might be making a trip to your area. 


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