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Hornbeam 'Rockhampton Red' 4ft Tall, Stunning Carpinus Betulus Tree 2L Pot


Hornbeam Rockhampton Red / Carpinus Betulus Tree

4ft in a 2L Pot

A true autumn beauty,'Rockhampton Red' has stunning shades of red and orange leaves until late November before turning brown.

Growing Details:

Common Name: Hornbeam
Genus: Carpinus betulus
Species: Rockhampton Red
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline
Height: 2500cm
Spread: 2000cm


"Rockhampton Red" is a selected cultivar of the standard hornbeam with striking orange/red autumn colour. The tree is a good grower with a nice, even crown structure, with the same characteristics as the seedling. Carpinus betulus "Rockhampton Red" is ideal as an avenue tree, as a solitary specimen or as hedging.



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  1. Rockhampton Red Hornbeam Saplings. 4

    Posted by Unknown on 14th Dec 2017

    The latest delivery was for a few saplings of the Rock Hampton Red Hornbeam which is the second such delivery The first arrived approximately one year ago and have favoured well on my ground which is boulder clay in a local frost pocket. The intention is to plant more to in order to increase the winter colour. Whilst these are grafted saplings. the intention is to plant more stock grown from seed.