New England Wild Flower Society

Carpinus caroliniana var. virginiana

musclewood, hornbeam

Description coming soon

Height: 10-25 ft
Spread: 12-18 ft
Hardiness Zone: 3-8


Bloom Color: Insignificant

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture
Average
Wet
Ecoregion
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
Attracts Wildlife
Host Plant
Ornamental Interest
Summer Fruit
Attractive Fall Foliage and/or Ornamental Fruit
Red to Purple Fall Foliage
Landscape Use
Rain Garden
Massing
Specimen
Tolerance
Urban Environment
Compaction Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution