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European White Birch

Betula pendula

Pronunciation: BET-ew-luh PEN-dew-luh
SKU #01230
2-7

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OVERVIEW
Description A wonderful landscape tree with flaky white bark and terrific fall color. The graceful, arching, open-branched pyramidal form when young matures to a stately oval to rounded form in time. Toothy, diamond-shaped foliage emerges glossy green in spring. Distinctive peeling bark provides an interesting landscape element, especially in winter. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Produces small light brown catkins in spring.
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 30 to 35 ft. or taller, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Fall Color, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Pyramidal
CARE
Care Thrives in deep, loamy, moist but well-drained soil amended with sand or gravel. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established tolerates periodic dry spells but prefers rich, fertile, evenly moist soils. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-7

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.