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1 Silver Birch 4-5ft Stunning Mature Specimen Trees, Betula Pendula in a 2L Pot

£24.99

1 Silver Birch Tree 4-5ft Tall in a 2L Pot

 

Betula pendula is a medium deciduous tree, typically reaching 15-25 m tall, exceptionally up to 39 m  , with a slender crown of arched branches with drooping branchlets.

 

Growing Details:

Common Name: Silver birch
Genus: Betula
Species: pendula
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Moist, Sandy
Height: 2500cm
Spread: 1000cm

 

Description:

The plain silver or common birch, sometimes called 'the lady of the woods' because of its outstanding elegance, is a great landscape feature, especially in autumn and while still young - older trees can become enormous, but without dominating or shading the garden too much. When planted 60cm (2ft) apart, the trees make a fine hedge, or may be grown 2.4m (8ft) apart as a screen or windbreak, which can be trimmed each winter. Growth is upright, later slightly weeping, especially the young outer stems - trim shoots off the trunk to reveal the attractive bark.

Deciduous trees shed their leaves as an active process that evolved to conserve resources and protect the tree from being blown over in the windier winter months. Some birch trees turn yellow due to temperature changes in the summer / early autumn. There is nothing to worry about. The trees will re-grow the foliage again in the spring time.

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  1. Best garden centre ever 5

    Posted by trees11@sky.com on 2nd Sep 2021

    Purchased 4 separate items from them all doing great so well packed and always so healthy thank you no hassle just great 10 out of 10

  2. Best garden centre ever 5

    Posted by trees11@sky.com on 2nd Sep 2021

    Purchased 4 separate items from them all doing great so well packed and always so healthy thank you no hassle just great 10 out of 10

  3. Almost 6ft tall 5

    Posted by SG on 28th Jul 2021

    My order arrived very fast in a very good shape and she was about 6ft tall.
    I'm so happy with this purchase.

  4. Silver Birch 6ft 4

    Posted by Margaret on 9th Jul 2021

    The Silver Birch arrived in good time, well packed and as described.
    After some water and fresh air it straightened up and is now planted in our garden. I am very happy with purchases I have previously made from this company and will certainly use them again.

    I only gave it a 4 star rating as it needs time to settle into the garden and start growing.

    I am sure it will be fine. I made a similar purchase about 18 months ago and it is growing well. I hope to buy another Silver Birch in the near future. Thanks

  5. Fantastic Tree 5

    Posted by Sue on 7th Jul 2021

    Tree arrived promptly and was well-packaged. It is looking healthy and my gardener was amazed at the price for such a well-developed tree. It is planted in a sheltered spot and I will look forward to it maturing into a stunning tree. Thank you.

  6. Silver Birch Pendula 5

    Posted by Unknown on 13th May 2021

    Speedy delivery, very well packed. Early days but it’s looking good

  7. Silver Birch 4

    Posted by Gillian Robinson on 6th May 2021

    This arrived promptly and was packaged very well. The tree seems healthy. I gave it a good drink of water for a few days and then planted it out. It is doing fine so far.

  8. Silver birch pedula tree 5

    Posted by lesley hornshaw on 20th Apr 2021

    The tree arrived very well packed, and is a lovely specimen. Obviously not very big but looked very healthy. We left it in a bucket of water overnight then planted the next day. It's growing nicely with plenty of lovely green leaves emerging. The tree is a replacement for a pieris which sadly died. I love this tree so much I ordered another one for my front garden to replace an acer which also sadly died. All in all I'd recommend this tree for a small garden (even two!)

  9. Beautiful Silver Birch 5

    Posted by Unknown on 9th Jun 2020

    A very stunning tree. Superfast delivery and well packed. Thank you.

  10. Arrived on time perfect condition and packing in good order very pleased with my silver birch tree 5

    Posted by Debra Murphy on 28th May 2020

    Very pleased with my tree bought recently, it arrived on time packed in straw in perfect condition and all in good order, will be planting it in my cottage garden, Birch Cottage.

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