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Betula medwediewii ‘Gold Bark’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A very rare and handsome birch tree, 'Gold Bark' has deeply veined dark green leaves which turn bright yellow in autumn before falling. In spring curious, upright catkins appear on the branches. The bark turns bronze, gold and brown as it matures.

A small, slow growing compact tree with a bushy habit makes 'Gold Bark' ideal for smaller gardens and patient gardeners!

Supplied Size: 3L containers (young plants only)

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Betula medwediewii ‘Gold Bark’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Betula medwediewii ‘Gold Bark’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Betula medwediewii ‘Gold Bark’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£35.00

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Betula medwedewii 'Gold Bark' grows to be a small densely branching, compact tree.
Height: Eventually up to 10 m (32 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
Notes: The bark of Betula medwedewii 'Gold Bark' definitely benefits from a wash every few years to remove algae and debris. This plant was introduced from the Caucasus mountains in 1897.

Plant Finder: about Betula medwediewii ‘Gold Bark’

Description

Betula medwediewii ‘Gold Bark’. This small, bushy tree hails from the harsh climates of the Transcaucasus and has golden brown bark and bright golden yellow leaves in the autumn.

Cultivation

Tolerates cold, exposed positions and dry soils.

Interest and use

Attractive bark and autumn foliage colour.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Betula medwediewii ‘Gold Bark’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

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