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Betula ermanii

Gold birch

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height14m to 20m
  • Spread7m to 13m
  • Growth HabitUpright conical
  • Flower ColourYellow-brown
  • Leaf ColourDull dark green

Description

Betula ermanii (Gold birch). This is a conical deciduous tree; the leaves are dull dark green turning yellow in the autumn. The catkins are yellow-brown.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Birch

Origin

Russian, Japan, Korea

Interest and use

Specimen

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in a moderately fertile moist well-drained soil with full light or a little shade.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the autumn, or by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for birch rust, honey fungus, aphids mildew and sawflies.

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