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Betula pendula ‘alba’- Silver birch – Silwerberk

Betula pendula is a medium sized deciduous tree well known for its slender branches and sparse crown that let sunshine through in winter and light shade in summer. This exotic tree generally reaches a mature height of 8 -12m when growing conditions are ideal. Silver birch is native to Europe where it is normally found [...]

By |2020-01-27T13:26:55+02:00January 27th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Betula pendula ‘alba’- Silver birch – Silwerberk

Betula pendula – Silver birch – Silwerberk

As autumn slowly approaches, our neighbourhoods are filled with golden red colours where deciduous trees are starting to change hue in preparation for winter. A beautiful example is the Betula pendula.  The autumn colour of the leaves is golden-yellow, which is in striking contrast to the silvery-white bark of the tree.  This exotic generally grows [...]

By |2017-03-30T14:07:27+02:00March 30th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Betula pendula – Silver birch – Silwerberk
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