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Other common names
Carpinus are deciduous shrubs and trees with attractive foliage and hop-like fruit clusters in late summer and autumn
C. japonica is a spreading deciduous tree of elegant appearance, with glossy, prominently veined leaves and conspicuous green fruiting catkins turning pale brown with maturity
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Good in woodland settings
Propagate by seed, softwood cuttings or by grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Can get caterpillars and aphids
Powdery mildews and coral spot may occur
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