Carpinus betulus “Fastigiata”

Carpinus betulus “Fastigiata”

Plant type

Small trees

Common name
Carpino bianco piramidale




  • Small trees

    Sun Exposition

  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Deciduous

    Flower Colour

  • Non significant

    Flowering Period

  • 04-April
  • 02-February
  • 03-March

    Climatic Zone

  • 5

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia
  • Europa

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Botanical characteristics: It is a medium-sized deciduous fast-growing tree with a compact pyramidal-shaped crown. It has quite narrow crown when it is young, then expands from the base. Leaves fall in autumn.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is a species which was part of the the vegetal group in the Po valley called Quercus-Carpinetum, together with oaks. It lives in lowland forests, rarely on hills, on fresh rich well-drained soils. It also adapts to calcareous and clayish ones.

Use: It is suitable for small gardens and narrow places. Its used as a single plant or in groups of 3. It can be pruned to get a tree form.