Carpinus betulus “Frans Fontaine”

Carpinus betulus “Frans Fontaine”

Plant type


Common name
Carpinus betulus “Frans Fontaine”




  • Trees

    Sun Exposition

  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Deciduous

    Flower Colour

  • Non significant

    Flowering Period

  • 04-April
  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 7

    Continent of Origin

  • Europa

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Origin: Netherlands.

Botanical characteristics: It is a cultivar with a pyramidal crown, similar to the cultivar ‘fastigiata’ but it remains narrower. There are only male plants, so it does not produce fruit.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It has no special needs of land and it has a good resistance to wind.

Use: It is suitable for small gardens and narrow places. It is used as a single plant, in groups of 3 or for barriers and paths.