European hornbeam air-layering

I took five air-layers on an European hornbeam planted on the street in front of my house and only one succeeded. ...

October 9, 2022 · Philippe

European Hornbeam cuttings

On June 13, I took cuttings from a young European Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) that I planted two years ago in front of my house. If everything goes as planned, I intend to make Hornbeam group plantings. I first cut as many strong shoots and soak them in water to keep them hydrated. I only keep the top three leaves. The base of the shoot is coated with number 3 rooting hormone....

June 21, 2021 · Philippe