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Betula pendula 'Golden Beauty'


Description: Betula pendula 'Golden Beauty', also known as Schreverdinger Goldebirke, is a true golden leaved form of birch with bright and cheerful characteristics. The yellow-golden serrated leaves appear during the spring; less prone to scorch. Excellent autumn colours alongside attractive white bark in the winter providing all year round interest. Particularly suitable for Scotland and the North.

History: Originated from Germany.

Betula Growing Tips: They will succeed on most soils with certain species happy even in wet sites. Although tolerant of chalk soils they will not reach a maximum size in these conditions. Best planted in a full sun position.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 6m x 4m

General attributes

Text Yellow Foliage
Text Pendulous

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune