Carpinus caroliniana 'JFS-KW6' Sold Out For Spring 2021

Native Flame® American Hornbeam

Native Flame® is a selection of American Hornbeam chosen for dark green summer foliage and a crackling red fall color display. This new clonal selection from the great American tree grower, J. Frank Schmidt & Son, offers a new way to put a reliable, repetitive element into the naturalized garden.

Category: Small ornamental tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 3 to 9
Foliage: Dark green; drops ahead of Carpinus betulus
Fall Color: Bright red
Bark: Smooth, fluted, blueish gray bark has a muscular appearance
Texture: Medium
Shape: Upright oval
Mature Size: 30' tall by 20' wide
Growth Rate: Slow
Adaptability: Best in deep, rich, moist and slightly acid soils; will tolerate periodic flooding
Native Habitat: Eastern US native