Carpinus betulus Frans Fontaine is a compact and upright cultivar of the hornbeam, making it suitable for smaller gardens. A stately specimen of a tree. Long-lived, medium-sized, deciduous tree with an attractive form, even in winter.
Other common names: Hornbeam
Foliage: Glossy, mid-green, beech-like leaves, turning golden in autumn.
Size: At maturity 9m