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CARPINUS betulus 'Emerald Avenue'
Common Name: Hornbeam, Emerald Avenue European

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 5 Foliage: Dark Green
Height: 30-40' Fall Foliage: Golden Yellow
Width / Spread: 20-30' Flower: Not Showy
Habit: Oval Flower Season:
Sun Requirements: Full Fruit: Not Showy
Uses: Street Tree
Creates Shade
Rock Gardens
Tolerance: Drought Tolerant
Disease Resistant
Urban Tolerant

A sturdy trunk and branches along with superior drought tolerance make this among the best options for a street tree. Additionally, Carpinus are very neat and orderly trees with no real messes to clean up except for the leaves in fall; no messy flower petals or seeds to deal with!

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