BETULA pendula 'Youngii'

Commonly known as Young's weeping birch

Small weeping tree with pendulous branches and usually no leading stem
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    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.

BETULA pendula 'Youngii'

 
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
H/Std £70.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre

 

  • 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
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Deltoid
    (see photos above)
    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 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
  4m (13ft)
 

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