Ostrya virginiana, is a species of Ostrya native to eastern North America, from Nova Scotia west to southern Manitoba and eastern Wyoming, southeast to northern Florida and southwest to eastern Texas. Common name:
eastern hop hornbeamColor:
Red-brown (male); light green (female)Bloom time:
25.00 to 40.00 feetDifficulty level:
easy to growPlanting & Care
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.Sunlight:
Full Sun to Partial ShadeSoil:
temperature is 13° C (56° F).Fertilizer:
Apply any organic fertilizerCare:
- Leaves turn an undistinguished yellow in autumn and often drop early.
- Flowers are monoecious (reddish-brown male flowers and greenish female flowers appear in separate catkins on the same tree).
- good watering.
Lawn tree, street tree or woodland garden.UseMedicinal use:
- The Hornbeam, however, is heavily used by beaver because it is common their habitat.
- It is also the larval host of several butterflies including the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Striped hairstreak, Red-spotted Purple, and Tiger Swallow-tail.
- This tree is used in landscaping, particularly along boulevards.
- Its appeal is that it retains its coppery-tan leaves well into or through winter
for medicinal use
Friday, 22 November 2019
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