CARPINUS BETULUS - European Hornbeam
Very easy difficulty – 1/5
Daily throughout the growing season, keep moist in winter
Part sun, part shade
Europe, East Asia
Green foliage, turning yellow in autumn
Suitable for all bonsai styles, except formal upright
The European Hornbeam produces green catkins from late spring through summer, turning to clusters of winged fruit in autumn providing food for wildlife.
The textured foliage are dark green to begin with, before turning an attractive yellow in autumn. Similarly to other types of Hornbeam, the leaves are diagonally ridged and serrated that adds another dimension to this wonderful specimen.
- Packet includes 30 seeds and an electronic European Hornbeam Bonsai Growing Guide