Ironwood, Carpinus caroliniana

  • Deciduous
  • Native to: NC Piedmont
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Growth Rate: slow
  • Mature Size: 20’-30’ tall, 20’-30’ spread
  • Moisture Requirements: rich, wet-mesic sites
  • Exposure: sun to partial shade
  • Soil: acidic, sandy loam
  • Wildlife Benefits: small seed-like in early fall
  • Container Size/Price: 5 gallon, $15
                                           30 gallon, $50
       

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Photos courtesy of Will Cook