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Carpinus caroliniana

Carpinus caroliniana
Bluebeech

This shade tolerant small tree grows to a maximum of 9 m.  Its unusual bark looks like muscles. Seeds, buds, or catkins are eaten by a number of songbirds, ruffed grouse, ring-necked pheasants, bobwhite, turkey, fox, and gray squirrels. Slow growing with extremely hard wood.

Height x Width (feet)

30 x 25

Sun Requirements

Quite shade tolerant under-story tree

Water Requirements

Moist soils

Urban Friendliness

Good

Products Available

6-7'      $150      Item Number: TN1500