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
Part Shade
Shade
Sun
Soil Moisture
Wet
Average
Ecoregion
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
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
Compaction Tolerant
Urban Environment
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution