Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'

Silver Birch

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Has the same graceful habit of the silver birch but with more cascading branches. The rich-green leaves are deeply-cut and serrated, giving the tree a light, dainty effect. White trunks are a feature on mature trees. Less tolerant of long dry spells. Yellow autumn leaves.

exotic tree Exotic
deciduous tree Deciduous
tolerates windy sites Tolerates windy sites
clay soils Clay soils
poor draining soils Poor draining soils
street Street
Stem Foliage Flowers Fruit
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Autumn
Winter
Spring

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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 pendula, pendula (Latin, adjective), meaning 'hanging, hanging down, pendant, suspended', in reference to the graceful, pendulous young stems of this species.

Cultivar: Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'

Common Name: Silver Birch

Description and Features

Description: Has the same graceful habit of the silver birch but with more cascading branches. The rich-green leaves are deeply-cut and serrated, giving the tree a light, dainty effect. White trunks are a feature on mature trees. Less tolerant of long dry spells. Yellow autumn leaves.

Height: 8m

Width: 4m

Uses: Street

Tolerates: Windy

Soil Type: Clay soils, Poor draining soils

Winter Foliage: Deciduous

Origin: Exotic

Stem:

  • Summer: White

  • Autumn: White

  • Winter: White

  • Spring: White

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green

  • Autumn: Yellow

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Green

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