Carpinus betulus group

Carpinus betulus group

This european hornbeams group planting  occured as a side-product of a much bigger project of mixed hornbeam &beech forest. In 90´s my father collected tiny seedlings of both species and put them in ground where they were regularly hedge pruned once or twice a year. In spring 2009 (photo below) all the trees were lifted from the ground and a big forest was planted which took us a whole day, then the leftovers (not very