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Betula pen Golden Fountain

Betula pendula 'Golden Fountain'

Birch

Description: Betula pendula 'Golden Fountain' is an impressive golden leaved form, selected for it's persistent yellowish-golden leaf colours throughout the summer; leaves do not scorch and are of a good size. The creamy-white bark develops black fissures as it matures.

History: The exact origin of this variety is uncertain although it was originally listed in a Monmouthshire nursery catalogue in 2005/06 (now closed).

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