Carpinus betulus ‘fastigiata’

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Upright Hornbeam


  • More upright branch structure than Carpinus betulus.
  • Attractive yellow autumn colours.
  • Dark green spring and summer foliage.


  • Street or avenue plantings.
  • Grows well in compacted/poor draining soils.
  • Suitable for medium to large gardens as well as parks.

Growing Conditions

  • Very wind and frost hardy.
  • Moderately coastal hardy.
  • Full sun to partial shade.
  • Copes with very dry soils through to moist conditions.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 5.0m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   Europe/Asia

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