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BETULA pendula 'Youngii'

Commonly known as Young's weeping birch

Small weeping tree with pendulous branches and usually no leading stem
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Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019
H/Std £55.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous - diamond-shaped bright-green leaves which turn yellow in autumn.
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tree - yellow-brown male catkins in early spring.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - one of the best trees for a small garden. Wildlife plant - insects, birds.
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases - birch borers, birch leaf mining sawfly, aphids, birch rust, mildew, honey fungus
  • Place of origin
  • 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 well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Weeping / pendulous - - dome-shaped.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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