Native Hophornbeam 3 Gallon
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Ostrya virginiana (Mill.) K. Koch
- Small to medium-sized understory tree features a rounded crown and oval-shaped, yellow-green foliage with serrate margins. April blooms are not particularly showy, but female catkins are followed by pendulous clusters of sac-like, seed-bearing pods which resemble the fruit of hops.
- Reaches 25-40 feet tall.
- Drought tolerant. Full sun to partial shade exposure.
Photo By Eric Hunt - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0