Betula pendula ‘Golden Beauty’ Betula

Betula

Description: Betula pendula 'Golden Beauty', also known as Schreverdinger Goldebirke, is a true golden leaved form of birch with bright and cheerful characteristics. The yellow-golden serrated leaves appear during the spring; less prone to scorch. Excellent autumn colours alongside attractive white bark in the winter providing all year round interest. Particularly suitable for Scotland and the North.

History: Originated from Germany.

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

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

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