Genus of evergreen trees with green leaves that turn yellow in autumn. Grown for their crown and their autumn colour.
Latin name: Carpinus orientalis
They grow in full sun or partial shade, in moist, well-drained, fertile soils.
Plant alone or in rows, or use for hedges.
Propagate typical species by seeds that require cold-moist stratification to germinate, and cultivars by grafting.
Tree with cylindrical or spherical crown.