BETULA ermanii

Commonly known as Erman's birch, Russian rock birch

Trunk yellowish-white turning brownish yellow after peeling
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Tapered, dull-green leaves to 10cm (4in) turn yellow in autumn.
  • Height
    20m (70ft)
  • Spread
    12m (40ft)
  • Tree
    Yellow-brown male catkins to 10cm (4in) long open as the leaves emerge.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Dappled shade.

BETULA ermanii

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£35.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
H/Std £70.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, birds
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Birch borers, birch leaf mining sawfly, aphids, birch rust, mildew, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Russia (Kamchatka), Japan, Korea.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (40ft)
 

Buy Varieties of BETULA ermanii

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BETULA ermanii 'Grayswood Hill'

BETULA ermanii 'Grayswood Hill'

Birch

good creamy-orange bark and rich golden autumn colour

 
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£35.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
BETULA ermanii 'Mt. Zao Purple'

BETULA ermanii 'Mt. Zao Purple'

Birch

the bark has a base colour of purple overlaid with creamy-orange and striped

 
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£35.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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