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Carpinus betulus ‘Frans Fontaine’

Frans Fontaine European Hornbeam

Zone 4–7. 30–35' H x 15–18' W. Similar to C. b. ‘Fastigiata’ except that ‘Frans Fontaine’ is slower growing, denser foliage; note that some feel now that ‘Frans Fontaine’ may become equal in width to ‘Fastigiata’.

Carpinus betulus ‘Frans Fontaine’
Carpinus betulus ‘Frans Fontaine’Carpinus betulus ‘Frans Fontaine’Carpinus betulus ‘Frans Fontaine’


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