Carpinus Betulus Fastigiata is a medium-sized deciduous tree; crown narrow when young, becoming compact and ovoid. Leaves ovate, ribbed and finely serrate, turning yellow in autumn. Fruiting catkins conspicuous, to 8cm in length
Other common names: hornbeam 'Fastigiata'; Carpinus betulus 'Pyramidalis'
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Size: Ultimate height: Higher than 12 metres; Ultimate spread: wider than 8 metres; Time to ultimate height: 20-50 years