Carpinus betulus 'Vienna Weeping'

Common name: European hornbeam (English)
Family: Betulaceae (Birch)
Life form: Deciduous tree
Description: Introduced by Ed Scanlon, a world-renowned plants man from North Olmsted, Ohio, after discovering it while on a vacation in Vienna, Austria. 'Vienna Weeping' was originally planted on the grounds of the Hapsburg Palace by the Emperor Franz Josef, in 1885. It is an elegant specimen with pendulous, gracefully arching branches, growing to 20' in height with a slightly greater spread.


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