Ostrya virginianaAmerican Hophornbeam
Shape: Upright Oval
Growth Rate: Slow
Foliage: Dark Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Distinctive Features: Beautiful native with interesting hop-like fruits
Ostrya virginiana – American Hophornbeam is a small tree native tree that bears hop-like fruit and has a bright yellow fall color. It is tolerant of dry, acidic, & alkaline soils making it a good choice for lawns, parks, and naturalized areas. Ostrya is an effective pollinator and supports our local habitat!