Betula pendula 'Golden Fountain'
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