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Fastigiata European Hornbeam

(Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata')



Mature Size:  35-40' x 15-20'

USDA Hardiness Zone:  5-8  (View Hardiness Zone Map)

Root Pruned:  No

Outstanding Characteristics:  Medium size tree with formal appearance that withstands drought and heat. Columnar when young, this tree becomes more oval with age. Gray, rippled bark.

Notes:  Desirable low-branched for formal hedges. Limbed up they make a good street tree. 

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Tree Sizes


  • Fastigiata European Hornbeam 2.5"