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Native Flame® American Hornbeam

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Crackling Red Hot Native Flame American Hornbeam

  • Oval-Shaped Dark, Green Leaves
  • Captivating, Red, Hot Fall Foliage
  • Smooth, Blueish-Gray Bark
  • Go-To Specimen Plant
  • Easy to Care for

No fireplace needed on those chilly fall evenings when you have this crackling red hot Native Flame American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana ‘JFS-KW6’) in your yard.

Throughout the seasons it stands out with its dark green foliage and distinct oval-shaped leaves on top of its smooth, blueish-gray hardy bark.

Your new go-to specimen tree is right before your eyes and will illuminate your entire yard drawing a crowd daily.

Before you know it, your yard will be covered with these exquisite deciduous trees and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them.

The Native Flame American Hornbeam grows to a mature height of 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide with full foliage making it perfect for a small privacy screen for your backyard.

To allow this striking tree to grow to its fullest potential, plant in full sun to partial shade with well-drained soil and in return it will illuminate your yard endlessly.

Placing mulch around the base of the tree ensures even moisture while also protecting it from pests and diseases. Have you ever seen a garden with mulch opposed to without? Talk about a game changer.

Say goodbye to your same old, same old landscaping and bless your garden with the immaculate beauty of the Native Flame American Hornbeam today at Nature Hills Nursery!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.

Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Native Flame® American Hornbeam Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Bower and Branch
Botanical Name Carpinus caroliniana 'JFS-KW6'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 25 - 30 feet
Mature Spread 18 - 20 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Flowering
Fragrant No