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 colour is dark yellow.
The Carpinus betulus ‘Lucas’ is a maintaince friendly tree, as it hardly suffers from diseases and therefore can grow very old.
Besides this screen shape also well suited for arch and block/box shapes.
Stem height: 2.10 m.
Width: 1.60 m.
Total height: 3.80 m.