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American Hophornbeam trees (Ostrya virginiana) are good medium-sized trees (30 feet) to plant as a shade tree.  These native American shade trees grow from Canada to Florida (zone 3 -9) as a very cold hardy tree and are also called:   Eastern Ironwood trees, because hophornbeam has such a dense, strong wood that is excellent to use in tool handles and fence posts.  If you plant this tree near your home,  your electric bill will be dramatically reduced in cost.   The Eastern Hophornbeam is a slow growing tree, and is often planted as an ornamental shade tree or as a street tree in city parks, because hophornbeam is so resistant to drought.  The compound leaves are 5 inches long but shorter usually, and the brown bark peels off the tree into large flat pieces.  This deciduous shade tree produces small nuts that are pea-size and loved by birds.

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2-3ft tall (Pre-Order for 12-14-15 Shipping) [$9.75]
3-4ft tall (Pre-Order for 12-14-15 Shipping) [$19.75]
4-5ft tall (Pre-Order for 12-14-15 Shipping) [$32.75]
5-6ft tall (Pre-Order for 12-14-15 Shipping) [$59.75]
6-7ft tall (Pre-Order for 12-14-15 Shipping) [$79.75]
7-8ft tall (Pre-Order for 12-14-15 Shipping) [$109.75]
8-9ft tall (Pre-Order for 12-14-15 Shipping) [$119.75]

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Recommended USDA zones for the American Hophornbeam Tree: [Carpinus caroliniana]
Zone 5(-10℉ to -5℉ )
Zone 6(-5℉ to 5℉ )
Zone 7(5℉ to 10℉ )
Zone 8(10℉ to 20℉ )
Zone 9(20℉ to 30℉ )

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Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 2 Write a review »

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bare root April 12, 2015
Reviewer: Joseph Breighner from Gettysburg, PA United States  
good specimen

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American Hophornbeam Tree March 24, 2015
Reviewer: Barbara Withers from Salem, OH United States  
Very pleased with the tree. Was planted in memory of my late husband at his Celebration of Life service. Would highly recommend TyTy Nursery. Ordering and delivery were easy and my requests met without any problems.  Thank you very much.

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