Young Hornbeam Tree | Carpinus betulus 'Rockhampton Red'

The Carpinus Betulus 'Rockhampton Red' presents a spectacular sight in your garden. This cultivar has a unique orange to red autumn color. This tree species is a relatively recent development in the tree market.

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Convenient to order along:

Treestart Planting Sachets(+ 4,00)

Pokon Compact Potting Soil 10L(+ 5,50)

Flexguard Tree Protector 65cm high(+ 2,75)


Incl. VAT



  • Quantity Discount Per piece
  • -10% €47,12 Incl. VAT

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Can be planted throughout the year

New Development

The Carpinus Betulus 'Rockhampton Red' is a new development in the tree market. This cultivar is a new variety of the Carpinus betulus.


Leaf Color and Leaf Shape

The most beautiful feature of this cultivar is its overwhelming autumn color. The Carpinus Betulus 'Rockhampton Red' has green, serrated leaves in spring and summer, but in the fall, they change to a beautiful, fiery orange-red.


Soil Type

The Hornbeam has few requirements regarding soil type.


Pruning the Tree

The Hornbeam can be kept in good shape through regular pruning.


Root System

The root system of the Carpinus Betulus 'Rockhampton Red' is strong, making this cultivar resistant to strong winds.


Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower



Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!


  • Mature Height

    10-15 meters
  • Flower color

  • Flowering months

  • Location

    Sun-semi shade
  • Fruits

  • Evergreen

    Not wintergreen
  • Winter hardiness

  • Leaf color in summer

  • Leaf color in autumn



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