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European White Birch Standard Trunk

Betula pendula
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Deciduous tree known for its young, brown bark that ages to white, flakey strips. Glossy, green, serrated leaves turn yellow in fall. Yellow catkins in spring. Oval, weeping growth habit makes for an excellent accent or lawn tree. Grown in a standard tree Form.

Plant with  Hydrangea 'Nikko Blue'


  • Landscape Size: 30'-40' tall, 15'-30' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: High
  • Sunset Zone: 1-24
  • Growth Habit: Oval, Weeping
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Fall Color, Deer Resistant, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies.

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Flourishes in well draining, evenly moist, enriched soil. Prune to shape from late winter to early spring. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer in spring before new growth appears. Mulch roots in winter to protect from frost. 



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