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Hornbeam Hedging

Carpinus - hornbeam is a traditionl english hedger a good alternative to beech. It has very attractive green foliage that changes to yellow in the Autumn and bears hop like fruit clusters in late Summer and Autumn. Unlike the beech hedging it likes the soggy - wood land sites that most hedges don't.

Trimming Carpinus

You only need to prune carpinus once a year and you are best doing it late Summer to encourage them to retain there foliage during the Winter months. Always start trimming the hedge at the top and working your way down.


Carpinus don't really have any dislikes they are very easy to grow and don't normally have any problems

Feeding Carpinus

You can feed Carpinus with a general purpose feed such as bonemeal or chicken pellets you can do this in Spring and again in Summer.

  1. Hornbeam Carpinus Betulus 10 Litre Pot 200cm+

    Regular Price: £21.50

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    Hornbeam hedging. Just like beech but unlike beech they will grow where it's wet. Plant 2 to the metre. Last 60 or 70 left. Learn More
  2. Carpinus Betulus Stegemanns Primus

    Carpinus Betulus Stegemanns Primus 30 Litre Pot 3 metre


    Carpinus Betulus Stegemanns Primus are deciduous trees  at a whoppping 3m, these will give an instant hedge. with green, ribbed, finely serrated leaves that turn yellow in autumn. Minimum sale is 10 plants

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