Common Name: Silver Birch Tree
Latin Name: Betula pendula
Soil: Will grow in most soils
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Flowering period/ colour: March/ yellowy-brown male catkins
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height and spread in 20 years: 8m/3m
Special features: White peeling bark. (Deciduous)
Betula pendula is a graceful native tree, upright growing, the smaller branches becoming pendulous with age. Small leaves turn yellow in autumn. Yellowy brown male catkins in appear in spring. White peeling bark which with age becomes ruggedly fissured and dark-grey, almost black, at the base. Non-evergreen.
This Birch Tree is supplied in a 12 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this feathered tree is approximately 1.8-2.2m (6-7ft).
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