Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood, American Hophornbeam

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Handsome tree for lawns and naturalized areas. Has a graceful medium-sized form with horizontal and drooping branches. Foliage is dark green during the growing season, turning golden yellow in fall. Hop-like fruits add interest in late summer.
Secondary Name:
Ironwood, American Hophornbeam
Plant Type:
Deciduous Trees
Hardiness Zone:
Sun Exposure:
Ultimate Plant Height:
HT 30-40'
Ultimate Spread:
SP 25'
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