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Betula pendula 'Youngii'

More About Betula pendula 'Youngii'

  • Small to medium growing, with erratic, pendulous branching
  • Oval, serrated leaves are dark green in the summer, bright yellow in the fall
  • Extremely bright, white, smooth bark on the trunk and older branches
  • A unique birch with its irregular branching

Zone:

2

Height:

5-7 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Green
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Young's Weeping Birch Growing and Maintenance Tips

With its showy, white bark and erratically growing, pendulous branching, this plant makes an excellent specimen in any landscape. Selective pruning of the branches can open up the crown to reveal some of the older, limb structure, adding to the visual appeal of this birch.


Betula pendula 'Youngii' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Betula pendula 'Youngii'

Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'

Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'

Weeping European Hornbeam