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Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

Common Name: Hornbeam

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Regular price £214.65
Regular price Sale price £214.65
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A very tidy and attractive columnar form of our beloved native hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) ideal for restricted spaces. It grows to a height of approximately 10 meters, but only 3 meters wide. Unlike the more ubiquitous 'Fastigiata' form, Frans Fontaine preserves the attractive lateral boughs of the species and retains its columnar habit throughout its life. Slow to moderate growth rate. Good wind resistance and deeply rooting.

Recommended for:

Avenue
City/Courtyard
Lg Garden/Park
Med Garden
Small Garden
Native/Woodland
Ornamental Woodland
Screening
Street
Coastal
Exposed
Waterside

Tree Type: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: Medium (10-18m)

Growth Rate: Moderate

Crown Shape: Columnar

Season of Interest: Autumn

Ornamental Flower: No

Flower Colour: (insignificant)

Intolerant of: Not Specified

Soil Types Tolerated: Chalk, Clay, Damp, Dry, Loam, Sandy, and Well drained

Summer Foliage Colour: Not Specified

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Batch No Height (cm) Girth (cm) Pot Size (L) Delivery Vehicle Form Ready Date Area Key Quantity Price ex VAT per tree
176923
300-350 12-14 80L 3QS 15/08/2024 Y36
20
£214.65
175558
350-400 12-14 80L QS Now Y34
32
£298.35
176924
450-500 16-18 100L Std 15/08/2024 Y48
18
£442.80
176499
500-600 30-35 280L Std Now Y32
2
£804.60
175574
500-600 20-25 180L Std Now Y50
3
£831.60
176427
500-600 20-25 280L Std Now Y29
1
£831.60
173442
500-600 25-30 350L Std Now Y11
6
£926.10
167384
700-800 40-45 800L Std Now Y17
1
£2,798.55
172696
700-800 40-45 800L 3QS Now Y17
1
£2,853.90
167700
700-800 45-50 1000L 3QS Now Y16
1
£3,429.00
177557
800-900 50-60 1800L Std 15/08/2024 Y07
3
£5,124.60
175678
1100-1200 60-70 3380L Std Now Y02
2
£7,946.10
*All prices shown are Ex VAT.