Carpinus caroliniana (American hornbeam)


Carpinus caroliniana (American hornbeam) is a native understory tree that can be used extremely well in shade and woodland gardens for that sub-canopy naturalized texture. It can also perform well as mid-level visual screens.  Leaves are a beautiful yellow to orange in the fall.  The bark on this tree is unique because of its smooth yet muscular look, giving it another common name of musclewood.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet Mesic, Mesic
  • Height 20'-30'
  • Flower Color Green
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