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Date Photo Taken: 11/18/2013
Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Posted By: boblatty

Notes:

i really like the conical shape of these trees found in this landscape

COMMENTS

  1. Bobby Flower Fanatic says:

    Looks like a elm leaf. I googled columnar elm varieties and found this http://www.huntertrees.com/TreeDetail.aspx?var=1&id=UPE&sid=1501

    November 19th, 2013 at 6:40 pm
  2. rbjonesy Leaf Lover says:

    It’s too narrow to be Everclear Elm. Leaf and habit indicate Fastigate European Hornbeam.

    http://www.sugarhillnurseries.com/catalog/deciduous/carpinus-betulus-fastigiata/

    December 9th, 2013 at 9:40 pm
  3. Bill & Nancy Unregistered says:

    We have 2 European Hornbeam on either side of front stoop. Nice taller smaller cylinder shape is what we wanted. We were told the shrub/tree shape would not change shape much or grow very high. Looks nice and green. However, after first year it is growing much higher and starting to spread out some. Wondering when is best time to trim down the height and the circumference; and also how to trim it down. Seems we can trim off lower branches to expose a bare trunk below stoop floor level.

    Thanks

    May 3rd, 2014 at 8:34 am

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