Betula alleghaniensis
  • Betula alleghaniensis
  • Betula alleghaniensis

Betula alleghaniensis

£25.00

(Yellow Birch) A handsome large birch, Betula alleghaniensis grows vigorously and has mid green leaves which turn good shades of yellow in autumn before falling.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots (seed grown, 3 - 4 years old, 60 - 80 cm tall)

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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A handsome large birch, Betula alleghaniensis grows vigorously and has mid green leaves which turn good shades of yellow in autumn before falling. Established plant develop peeling yellow-brown bark with a silver-grey sheen.

Best autumn colour and habit will generally be seen if planted in a sunny, open position with some space in which to develop.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous
  • Habit: In the UK, Betula alleghaniensis  will grow to be a medium sized to large tree with a narrow crown initially rounding out as it gets older..
    • Height: 15 - 20 m (50 - 65 ft)
    • Spread: 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems

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