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BETULA papyrifera

Commonly known as Canoe birch, Paper birch

White bark
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Whip £20.00 each

Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
H/Std £55.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous - oval, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) turn yellow to orange in autumn.
  • Height - 20m (70ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - yellow male catkins to 10cm (4in) long in early spring.
  • 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.
  • 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 - North America.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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