The English name is hornbeam.
In mid-April, the outgrowth of the freshly green colored leaves takes place, so earlier than the common beech (Fagus).
The advantage of this tree is the easily recovery after pruning.
The autumn color is dark yellow.
The Carpinus betulus ‘Lucas’ is a maintenance friendly tree, as it hardly suffers from diseases and therefore can grow very old.
Besides this pleached shape also well suited for arch and block/box shapes.
Stem height: 170 cm Stem height: 210 cm Stem height: 225 cm
Width: 160 cm Width: 160 cm Width: 220 cm
Total height: 340 cm Total height: 380 cm Total height: 425 cm
14-16 14-16 20-25
16-18 16-18 25-30
18-20 18-20 30-35