<Firespire® Musclewood
Carpinus caroliniana ‘J.N. Upright’

Height & Spread 15′ h x 8-10′ w
Shape Upright
Zone 3-4
Foliage Orange-red fall color

Firespire® Musclewood Flyer…

Features – Useful screening or hedge plant
– Tolerance for both sun & shade
– Minimal pruning required
– Selected native
– Beloved by wildlife, particularly cardinals
– Smooth gray bark provides winter interest
“I have grown Carpinus caroliniana ‘J.N. Upright’ Firespire® for 10 years in the Longenecker Horticultural Gardens (USDA Hardiness zone 4) and it has been more reliably winter hardy than any of the other columnar hornbeam selections.” Read More!

As seen in…

American Nurseryman - December 2016
December 2016
American Nurseryman
“New Plants 2017: UpShoot LLC”

July 2016
Nursery Management Magazine
“Carpinus caroliniana ‘J.N. Upright'”

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