Ostrya virginiana 'Ironwood'

Hophornbeam, American

Categories: Fall Dig Risk Trees , Trees

FALL DIG RISK


Interesting Notes:

Pyramidal round shape. Very adaptable and tolerant of dry gravel areas, but prefers slightly acidic soil. Catkin flowers and nutlet fruit. Foliage turns yellow in the fall.


Height:

30-50 In

Spread:

15-25 Ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Exfoliating Bark
  • Native Plant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Fall Foliage Color:

  • Yellow

Flower Characteristics:

  • Catkins

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Habit:

  • Pyramidal
  • Rounded

Growth Rate:

  • Slow to Moderate

Soil Moisture:

  • Adaptable to Various Soils


Similar Plants to Ostrya virginiana 'Ironwood'

Hornbeam, American Hornbeam, American (Carpinus caroliniana)