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CARPINUS betulus 'Frans Fontaine'
Common Name: Hornbeam, Frans Fontaine European

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 4 Foliage: Dark Green
Height: 30-40' Fall Foliage: Yellow
Width / Spread: 20-30' Flower: Not Showy
Habit: Oval Flower Season:
Sun Requirements: Full/Partial Fruit: Nutlet
Uses: Foundation Planting
Street Tree
Tolerance: Disease Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Urban Tolerant

Attractive smooth grey bark. Leaves are perfectly clean all summer. A very low maintenance tree with consistent good looks. Popular as a screen and in commercial plantings for narrower areas or as a foundation plant against a tall building. Stays a bit narrower than 'Fastigiata'.

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