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Hop hornbeam

Ostrya spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Hop hornbeam Overview

There are about 10 species of deciduous trees, they produced toothed leaves that are prominently veined and tapered to a point. In the spring yellow male catkins are produced. They are fully hardy and will need sun or semi-shade with fertile, well drained soil.

How to propagate Hop hornbeam

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Hop hornbeam

Grown for their foliage, catkins and fruits. can be grown in large gardens