In early spring, the American Hornbeam is thickly decorated with yellow and orange flowers. The dense canopy is a generous giver of welcome shade and relief from the hot sun.
Hornbeam trees can be easily grown in a variety of conditions. Your new tree will easily adapt to growing in wet or dry soil, doing well in soil ranges from heavy clay to sand … it can even be grown in shade!
Birds and butterflies love the American Hornbeam... so you'll enjoy attracting winged beauty of all shapes and colors to your yard.
When fall arrives, you'll enjoy an incredible display of yellow, orange and red foliage.
Just plant your American Hornbeam Tree and watch it grow! It is pest and disease resistant, and does great in an urban environment where nasty smog can harm many beautiful trees. Very tolerant of high winds as well, making it resistant to storm damage.
Plant American Hornbeam trees along the street or sidewalk and watch them reach for the sky. Their extremely strong wood makes them an excellent landscape tree in areas that are prone to high winds and winter ice storms.
These trees are incredibly popular among landscape architects who want to quickly increase property value. Homeowners are catching on, too... which has only fueled the demand for this colorful tree.