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American Hophornbeam

Botanical Name
Ostrya virginiana
Hardiness
Zones 3b to 9
Height
30 to 50 feet
Width
10 to 25 feet
Flowers
Catkins, 1 inch long in groups of 3's,
Fruit
Nutlet enclosed in inflated pod, fruit clusters resemble fruit of hops
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, cool
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap or container in spring
  • Slow to recover from transplanting
Problems
None serious

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