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Betula papyrifera 'Saint George' - ornamental bark
  • Betula papyrifera 'Saint George' - ornamental bark

Betula papyrifera 'Saint George'

£38.00

(Canoe or Paper Birch) An unusual medium sized, deciduous tree which gradually develops pale bronze and white peeling bark once established.

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An unusual medium sized, deciduous tree which gradually develops pale bronze and white peeling bark once established. The summer leaves are dark green in colour turning golden-yellow in autumn before falling and can stay on the tree for a long time in the absence of strong winds or storms.

Best autumn colour once established if planted in a position with plenty of sun.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Most well drained, fertile soil. Will tolerate mild alkaline soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous
  • Habit: Medium sized to large, slender, branching tree.
    • Height: 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
    • Spread: 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Site: Windy, Soil: Alkaline
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Ornamental Bark, Rare and Unusual

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