Carpinus betulus Fastigiata
Fastigiata European Hornbeam, Pyramidal European Hornbeam
- Deciduous tree, 30-50 ft (9-15 m), initially columnar but soon becoming oval-vase shaped, very symmetrical, no central leader. Leaves evenly distributed, has a sheared look.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Introduced before 1883. The most common cultivar of C. betulus.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: along Orchard Ave. on the north side of the parking lot north of Bates Hall.