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Loose Flowering Hornbeam

Loose Flowering Hornbeam

Loose Flowering Hornbeam
trees in community pot
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Carpinus laxiflora 

The most commonly trained hornbeam in Japan is the Loose flowering hornbeam also called Red leaf hornbeam because the new growth is bright red. During spring and summer long slender flowers form before they become tan fruit. The light grey bark has long distinctive stripes as the tree ages. The light green long leaves have distinctive prominent veins. Although mostly trained for forest bonsai, they are also used for single and multiple trunk style. This easy to grow species is difficult to locate in the United States. Create an unusual bonsai specimen.

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