Silver Birch | Betula Pendula
Our majestic native birch
The archetypal birch, known for its beautiful white-silver trunk, long and slim build, and small, green leaves. The changing of the catkin colour from green to brown signals the changing of the seasons, and the autumn foliage is beautiful and delicate. The classic peeling bark is also delicate and elegant, perfectly mirroring the beauty of this deciduous tree.
The Silver birch is pollution tolerant and is therefore able to be planted in most areas, but requires a good amount of space to grow.
The bare root variation of this tree is a great alternative to container-grown versions during the winter. It has already been growing for two years in ideal conditions so that the tree will already be in great shape and ready to take off, regardless of the season.
- Habit: Bushy
- Flower Colour: Yellow
- Foliage Colour: Green (Summer), Yellow (Autumn)
- Bark Colour: White
- Features: Attractive Bark, Winter Interest
- Supplied As: 9L
- Height on Arrival: 1.5m (5ft)
- Age: 2 Years with 4 Year Rootstock
- Eventual Height & Spread: 15m x 10m (49 x 35ft)
We have developed an eco friendly polypot that is currently in use across our 9 litre range. This polypot has less than 20% of the plastic used by a regular pot, and is importantly recyclable. Polypots also prevent root spiraling, encouraging a healthier root system.
All trees arrive in an extra thick cardboard box with a clamp to hold their pot in place. This prevents them from moving around on their journey.
Nursery staff will wrap the roots of our bare root trees and use compost to keep them moist during transportation. This extra protection prevents them from drying out, allowing for a flying start. We also use the same specialised box that our potted trees have to keep them nice and secure as they make their way to your home.
|Needs Ericaceous Compost?||No|