Purple Rain® European White Birch
Betula pendula 'Monle'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||BET-ew-luh PEN-dew-luh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 35 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Produces small catkins in spring.|
|Design Ideas||This tree makes a striking lawn specimen. It can be planted with green-foliaged plants for good contrast, but be sure not to hide its beautiful white trunk.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Windbreak, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Chokeberry (Aronia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Sweet Flag (Acorus); Sweetspire (Itea); Elderberry (Sambucus); Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra)|
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