Carpinus Betulus common Hornbeam is native to Britain similar to green Beech, and can be used for hedging. These trees have been trained on a tall frame to be used as a "hedge" above the fence line.
A dense hardyhedging plant - produces catkins in the spring.
For more reading and information read our blog on pleached hornbeams.
The leaves will usually keep their form over the harshest winter months even though they turn brown. Dark/mid-green dense bushy foliage in the Summer months. Slow/medium growth rate. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Beautiful hedge above the fence line.