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Betula pendula 'Gracilis'

More About Betula pendula 'Gracilis'

  • Upright, narrow, pyramidal tree with pendulous branches
  • Leaves are light to dark green, sharply dissected, with saw-toothed edges
  • Extremely bright, white bark peels in thin strips
  • Staminate catkins in the spring, up to 9 cm long
  • Foliage turns yellow in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

2

Height:

12-15 m

Spread:

8-9 m

Colour:

Green
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Cutleaf Weeping Birch Growing and Maintenance Tips

With its showy, white, bark colour, this plant makes an excellent specimen against a darker background.


Betula pendula 'Gracilis' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Weeping
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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