Young's Weeping Birch

Betula pendula 'Youngii'

Young's Weeping Birch - Betula pendula  'Youngii'

Common Name: Young's Weeping Birch
Genus: Betula
Species: pendula
Cultivar: 'Youngii'

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting bark, Has interesting foliage, Provides winter colour, A good architectural plant, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 8.00 m (800 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 6.00 m (600 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Brown, Yellow
Foliage Colour: Green, YellowFlowering Period: March

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Weeping branches with diamond-shaped, bright green leaves which turn yellow in autumn. In early spring the tree is covered in attractive yellowy-brown catkins. This low domed shaped tree has a peeling white trunk which gives interest to the garden all year round. A very popular tree for all gardens.

Other Features: One of the best trees for a small garden.

Garden Care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting, incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting and stake well.


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