Carpinus betulus Emerald Avenue®
Common name: 
Emerald Avenue European Hornbeam
Pronunciation: 
kar-PI-nus BET-u-lus
Family: 
Betulaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
syn. 'JFS-KW1CB'
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous tree, to 40 ft tall and about 30 ft wide (12 × 9 m), broadly pyramidal to ovate, short trunk.  Leaves dark green; yellow fall color.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone5     Introduced in 2011 by J. Frank Schmidt& Son Co., Boring, Oregon.
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  • plant habit and leaves, early fall

    plant habit and leaves, early fall