Betula pendula 'Wade's Gold'

Silver Birch

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A compact, upright birch with lime-green leaves through the summer. Brilliant gold autumn leaves. Branch stems are golden-orange, changing to pink-red through winter. Develops very white trunks. Excellent street tree.

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
Summer
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.

Cultivar: Betula pendula 'Wade's Gold'

Common Name: Silver Birch

Description and Features

Description: A compact, upright birch with lime-green leaves through the summer. Brilliant gold autumn leaves. Branch stems are golden-orange, changing to pink-red through winter. Develops very white trunks. Excellent street tree.

Height: 5m

Width: 3m

Uses: Street

Tolerates: Windy

Soil Type: Clay soils, Poor draining soils

Winter Foliage: Deciduous

Origin: Exotic

Stem:

  • Summer: White, Orange, Yellow

  • Autumn: White, Orange, Yellow

  • Winter: White, Pink, Red

  • Spring: White, Orange, Yellow

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green, Yellow

  • Autumn: Yellow

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Green, Yellow

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Prices subject to change without notice. Actual stock quantity may differ. Every care is taken to accurately record heights but due to slightly different growth rates and other natural variables that can occur within and to a species, variety, or cultivar, the actual height of the final product may differ from what is stated.