Betula ermanii ‘Blush’ Betula

Betula

Description: Betula ermanii Blush is mid-sized slender birch with very rough shoots and bright green, heart-shaped, conspicuously veined leaves which turn rich yellow in the autumn. Beautiful, creamy white-pinkish bark when established and brown-red on the branches. Very similar to the variety Grayswood Hill.

History: Named by Piet de Jong.

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

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Drought tolerant
  • M Size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Attractive bark
  • Autumn colour
  • Wet tolerant

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