Description: Betula 'Whiteness' is a strong growing variety that produces a broad, spreading growth shape. It will take 2-3 years to show it's striking, bright white bark. In the spring, a display of green foliage appears turning to a golden yellow in the autumn, just before leaf fall.
History: Originating from ‘Ness’ Gardens as a good utilis type although this species has not been confirmed.
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