Betula pendula  'Youngii'

Betula pendula  'Youngii'

An elegant weeping form of the silver birch grafted on a ‘standard’ to form a graceful tree with long sweeping branches. Very effective as a specimen in parks and gardens where it has space to spread to its full potential.
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  • Variety

    Weeping Birch

  • Growth Rate


  • Foliage

    Bright green, triangular leaves with a doubly serrated margin. Butter yellow autumn colour.

  • Bark

    Papery white, peeling when shed. The younger branches are smooth and brown in colour.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Small winged nutlets borne in a pendulous 'cone' (a strobilus) that sheds in autumn.

  • Tree Habit

    Strongly pendulous, spreading to become flat-topped. Propagated onto an approximate one or 1.75 metre 'standard'.

  • Flowers

    Small flowers borne in catkins. Male and female flowers are separate on the same plant (monoecious).

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