Carpinus laxiflora 3 - Year Tree
Bonsai Suitable Plants : Carpinus laxiflora 3 - Year Tree
(Japanese loose-flowered Hornbeam)
* Full sun-Part shade * Zones 5-9 * 30' tall * 15' wide
One of the finest hornbeams for smaller bonsai!
Beautiful new Spring foliage!
In Fall leaves turn red, yellow and orange, not diffusely but in stripes!
Japanese loose-flowered Hornbeam seedling. The picture shown is a mature bonsai, you are bidding on a 2 year old seedling, laxiflora Hornbeam. This picture is to give you an idea of what you can do with this laxiflora Hornbeam seedling.
Carpinus laxiflora Quite scarce in cultivation, this handsome Hornbeam is a lovely small tree, to 30', yet lends itself to bonsai cultivation. It has small oval green serrated leaves and long drooping keys tinted red. Fall color ranges from warm oranges to reds. Striped patterning of the bark adds winter interest.
Goes well with 'Viridis' and 'Beni Schichihenge' Japanese Maples as well as Variegated Hakone Grass. Check out our store for these great plants!
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