Carpinus fangiana (Monkeytail Hornbeam)

Family:  Betulaceae
Zone: 7 - 9
Natural Range: China; 
Soil:  Moist, humus rich
Light:part shade, sun
Height: 20' - 40'
Bloom Time:  May to June
Attributes: Deciduous. Purplish brown branchlets.  Brown grey bark.  Ovate-lanceolate leaves with deep veins emerge in bronze tones changing to olive green.  Monoecius catkin-like flower bracts to almost a foot long. 
Notes: One of the most attractive and hard to find recently introduced trees.

Pot Size:  Large Band Pot 2 - 3'