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Betula pendula 'Youngii'


Description: Betula pendula 'Youngii', also known as Youngs Weeping Birch creates a mushroom-headed, medium weeping tree with branches long enough to reach the ground. Rough white bark has black fissures with age. Triangular, serrated, glossy green leaves arrive in the spring followed by yellowish-brown catkins. In the autumn, the foliage turns a stunning golden yellow.

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 Green 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