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Betula apo Mount Apoi

Betula apoiensis 'Mount Apoi'

Birch

Description: Betula apoiensis 'Mount Apoi' is a slow growing tree, perfect for smaller gardens or spaces. The attractive creamy white bark develops a shaggy nature with age and the dark green foliage turns deep yellow throughout the autumn before leaf fall. A cluster of green catkins appear during the spring with the fresh leaf growth.

History: Raised from seed collected on Mount Apoi, Hokkaido in Japan.

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) : 4m x 3m

General attributes

Text Yellow Green Foliage
Text Pendulous

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small 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