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Botanical Name:
Betula pendula
Common Name:
Birch - Silver
Description:
Deciduous medium-sized graceful tree providing light shade in summer. Outer branches have a slightly pendulous habit. Bark is brown when young but gradually develops to silvery-white papery-bark when mature. Will grow in sun or part shade and prefers a moist soil.
Tree categories:
Heritage tree
Autumn colour
Evergreen Tree
Flowering/Ornamental
Shade tree
Narrow spaces
Hedge & Screening
Driveways & Avenues
Street tree
Drought resistant
Coastal
Courtyard & Pots
Wind Hardy
Frost hardy
Full/part sun
Full shade
Water tolerant
Fire retardant
Summer foliage color:
Growth rate:
Fast
Size:
Medium
Max. Height:
18 Metres
Max. Canopy:
10 Metres
Climate:
Cool to cold
Soil:
Prefers well drained but can grow in heavy clay and nutritionally poor soils
Pruning:
Underpruning to show trunk otherwise not required