Betula nigra  'Summer Cascade' icon

Betula nigra  'Summer Cascade' icon

A moderate to fast growing tree with pendulous, graceful weeping branches spreading with age. Bright green foliage in spring and summer. Mature bark exfoliates in large creamy-white sheets. Under-bark ages to salmon-brown and cinnamon in colour. Highly ornamental.
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  • Variety

    Weeping Birch

  • Climate

    Cold to warm temperate areas.

  • Tree Habit

    Maintains an elegant, strongly weeping habit, with many long trailing branches without the need for annual pruning, however it will respond well to annual pruning (after flowering) if desired. Water often until well established. Requires a deep soaking w

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