Carpinus caroliniana

American Hornbeam

8', 2", 2.5", 3", 4"

Also known as Musclewood, the bark looks and feels like the legs of an elephant. Sturdy understory tree would prefer some shade. Fall colors are variable from yellows to red.

Plant Details

Item # CarCar
Hardiness Zone Zone 5
Foliage Green
Height 20-35'
Spread 20-35'
Light Shade to Part Sun