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Oriental Hornbeam (Carpinus Orientalis) 20 seeds

Oriental Hornbeam (Carpinus Orientalis) 20 seeds
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Carpinus orientalis (Oriental Hornbeam) is a hornbeam native from southeastern Europe to northern Iran and occurs usually on hot dry sites at lower altitudes than European Hornbeam. It is a small tree, rarely over 10 m tall and often shrubby. It has small leaves, 3-5 cm long.

Genus - Carpinus
Species - Orientalis
Common name - Oriental Hornbeam
Pre-Treatment - Required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 7
Height - 15'-25' / 4.60 - 8 m
Spread - 15'-20' / 4.60 - 6 m
Plant type - Small Tree / Large Shrub
Vegetation type - Deciduous
Exposure - Sun to Partial Shade
Growth rate - Slow
Soil PH - Neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Clay, Loam
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - Decorative
Germination rate - 90%
Bloom season - Spring
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Light Green

Useful Info
GerminationSoak seeds 12-24 hours in a warm water.
Stratification/ cold treatment: seeds need 60-90 days pre-chill period. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium.
Sow Carpinus seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 20°C.When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a cold frame until they are at least 15cm tall before planting them into their permanent positions. Grow the plants on for two years in the seedbed and then plant them out into their permanent positions in the winter