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Carpinus betulus 'Purpurea'

common hornbeam 'Purpurea'

Listed in the RHS Plant Finder

Why are there no more details?

This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.

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  • Other common names common hornbeam 'Purpurea'

  • Family Betulaceae

  • Name Status RHS Accepted name

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