top of page



The American Hornbeam, Carpinus caroliniana, Height: 20-35’ |Spread: 20-35’ |Light: ◐-●|Moisture: well-drained moist  Fun facts: American hornbeam can survive more than 300 years under optimal conditions. American hornbeam leaves were used to accelerate healing of wounds and to stop the bleeding. Tonic made of this plant was used as remedy for tiredness and exhaustion in the past

Click here for more


Terms and Conditions

  • I agree to plant this tree in Baltimore City on my property/with permission from property owner within two weeks of the giveaway date.
  • I understand that by accepting this tree, I agree to allow TreeBaltimore to map and monitor the health of your tree as part of their tree giveaway survive-ability study.
  • This website is intended to provide general information only. Always seek the advice of a health professional before eating any plant matter. Information provided is not designed to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any illness, or injury. Always consult a health care professional or medical doctor when suffering from any health ailment, disease, illness, or injury, or before attempting any traditional or folk remedies. As with any natural product, they can be toxic if misused.

American Hornbeam

    bottom of page