Adress
Leopold Park Brussels
GPS coordinates :
50.8381 , 4.3803
Scientific inventory
Tree-Walk through Leopold's Park

Identity

Category :
Arbre remarquable
Latin name :
Carpinus betulus
French name :
Charme Commun
Dutch name :
Gewone haagbeuk
English name :
Common / European hornbeam
Family :
Betulaceae
Height :
21 m
Targeted height :
This species can grow up to 25 m
Diameter of the crown :
14 m
Trunk circumference :
204 cm
Expected circumference :
500 cm
Expected longevity :
Can live for 150 years
Origin / Indigenous
Native to Belgium
Favorite soil :
Neutral, quite rich, clayish and cool
Favorite climate
Temperate, continental, resistant to cold
Illustrated botany © Wikimedia Commons

Photos: Priscille Cazin - Zerolutions/32shoot asbl
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