Ironwood - Ostrya virginiana


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Ironwood is one of few superb upland understory trees with yellow fall color and leaves which persist through winter. Fruits look like hops, hence the other common name of “hop-hornbeam".  Transplants great up to 10 feet in height. An excellent addition to any landscape.


Mature size: 20 - 30' high, 20 - 30' wide

Location: Sunny with dry soil, sunny with average soil moisture, partial sun with dry soil, partial sun with average soil moisture, shady with dry soil, shady with average soil moisture