IRONWOOD - OSTRYA VIRGINIANA

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Common Name: ironwood, eastern hop hornbeam

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Family:
 Betulaceae
Genus: Ostrya
Species: virginiana

Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 25 to 40 ft
Width: 20 to 30 ft

Description: ​​This tree can be grown in a many different settings. It makes a great landscape tree if you are looking for something on the smaller end. It may not be the best choice for a boulevard setting or anywhere where it will be exposed to too much deicing salt. The nutlets of this tree resemble hops.

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