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Betula ermanii 'Polar Bear'


A strong growing tree quickly developing a pure white trunk.

After some years and with a little imagination this tree starts to resemble the polar bear of its name with its typical heavy branch structure. Attractive, long catkins.

General attributes

Text Pendulous

Ornamental attributes

Large tree size after 10 years Large tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
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