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Hop Hornbeam

Ostrya virginiana

Also known as

Eastern hop hornbeam, American hop hornbeam, Leverwood

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

16m

Max

13m

8m

Min

8m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Hop Hornbeam Overview

This is a small garden or patio tree, The leaves are light green and will turn reddish in the autumn. The flowers are produced in clusters of yellowish bladder-like fruits throughout the summer. The bark is very attractive with frayed-plated strips.

How to propagate Hop Hornbeam

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the spring.

Other uses of Hop Hornbeam

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