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Betula pendula ‘Laciniata’

European white birch

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsApril & June
  • Height15m
  • Growth HabitUpright arching
  • Flower ColourYellow, green
  • Leaf ColourMedium green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Betula pendula ‘Laciniata’ (European white birch). Has deeply incised, medium green leaves and weeping branches.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Birch

Origin

Europe, Russia and Asia Minor

Interest and use

Ornamental. Spring interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are not drought-tolerant and will perform best with a regular watering and feeding.

Propagation

Propagation is by grafting in late winter or by softwood cuttings in the early summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

All birches are prone to aphids, bronze birch borers and birch leaf-miners.

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