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Betula pendula 'Spider Alley'
Twisted Birch

Price: £32.00 Quantity :


A new and eye-catching introduction, Betula pendula 'Spider Alley' is an unusual small tree with twisted, spidery branches and silver bark when young, developing classic dark fissures once established.

The best shape will be seen when planted in a fairly open, sunny position.

Supplied Size: 3L/4L pots (approx 3 years old, 80 - 120 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous
  • Habit: Small, fairly upright tree with twisted, contorted branches.
    • Height: 6 - 8m (20 - 26 ft)
    • Spread: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
  • Notes: Please be aware that the immature bark of Betula pendula 'Spider Alley' is bronze-brown in colour and it can take 1 - 3 years for the bark to start turning white.

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