Carpinus betulus Emerald Avenue®
Emerald Avenue European Hornbeam
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- 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.
- Narrow oval habit with a dominant cental leader, an ideal shape for a street tree. Reportedly it has better branch angels and spacing than 'Fastigata'.
- Hardy to USDA Zone5 Introduced in 2011 by J. Frank Schmidt& Son Co., Boring, Oregon.