Ostrya virginiana

Eastern Hophornbeam


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Native
  • Round growing, small tree
  • 5" long, deep green, Birch-like foliage
  • Flowers in spring; develops fruit that resembles hops
  • Birds attracted for nesting
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Spring
Spring
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Tolerates any soil condition

Easy to grow

Keep it moist the first year then let it go on its own


Height: 30-40 ft
Spread: 20-30 ft
Price Level 1: $59.99~#3
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Low Maintenance
  • Native

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Keep Well-Watered
  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Dry Soil