Plant Care European Hop-Hornbeam

European Hop-Hornbeam


Ostrya carpinifolia

How to care for European Hop-Hornbeam


How often to water your European Hop-Hornbeam

Water needs for European Hop-Hornbeam
0.5 cups
every 9

European Hop-Hornbeam needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of European Hop-Hornbeam

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for European Hop-Hornbeam in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Hop-Hornbeam: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

European Hop-Hornbeam love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

European Hop-Hornbeam does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of European Hop-Hornbeam in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize European Hop-Hornbeam

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for European Hop-Hornbeam: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your European Hop-Hornbeam after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

European Hop-Hornbeam is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Hop-Hornbeam

European Hop-Hornbeam

European Hop-Hornbeam

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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