Betula ermanii 'Polar Bear'
Pure-white trunked birch which has peeling bark. Green leaves turn butter-yellow in autumn.
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Taxonomy and Etymology
Family: Betulaceae, birch family, a family of deciduous, nut-bearing trees and shrubs.
Genus: Betula, betula (Latin, noun), meaning 'birch tree'. Commonly known as birch, a genus of deciduous trees and shrubs.
Species: Betula ermanii, ermanii (Latinised), named after the German natural scientist who discovered the species, George Adolph Erman (1806 - 1877).
Cultivar: Betula ermanii 'Polar Bear'
Common Name: Erman's Birch
Description and Features
Description: Pure-white trunked birch which has peeling bark. Green leaves turn butter-yellow in autumn.
Soil Type: Clay soils, Poor draining soils
Winter Foliage: Deciduous