An irregular rounded tree. The bluish-green foliage turns to yellow, orange and red in the fall. The bark is a smooth steel gray. A good tree for naturalizing; it does well in shade or sun. It is native to riverbanks of the southeastern U.S. Other common names include Musclewood, Blue Beech, or Iron Wood.
- Common Name: American Hornbeam
- Height: 30' tall
- Spread: 30' wide
- Type: Deciduous
- Zone: 3 - 9