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7 Silver Birch 5-6ft Stunning Mature Specimen Trees, Betula Pendula


7 Silver Birch 5-6ft Stunning  Mature Specimen Trees, Betula Pendula


These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.


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



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. 


For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. Sturdy Silvery Birch trees at or above the advertised average size 5

    Posted by Martin Healy on 11th Jan 2021

    These Silver Birch trees were delivered promptly in good condition. They were tightly wrapped in cling film so the roots were moist when received. I got them into the ground the following day so I am hopeful that these trees will get away quickly in the coming growing season. These trees have plenty of small side shoots and the only damage on 7 trees was one broken side shoot so the courier DHL also did a splendid job. I have already placed my next order with Birchwood.