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Betula alba pendula

Birch

Common Silver Birch

The ‘Lady of the Woods’.

A graceful slender tree with variable, white peeling bark developing with age and slightly pendulous branches. Diamond-shaped green leaves turn yellow in autumn. Makes an excellent windbreak and specimen tree. Native.

(Europe)
 

General attributes

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
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune