Betula pendula 'LACINIATA'

Betula pendula
Betula pendula 'LACINIATA'
European white birch
SIZE/TYPE tall tree
USUAL HEIGHT 20-25m
USUAL WIDTH 3-6m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS insignificant or non-blooming
LOCATION full sun
SOIL TYPE any (acidic to alkaline)
SOIL MOISTURE REQUIREMENTS evenly moist (dislikes drought)
USDA zone (lowest) 2   (down to -45°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Deciduous broadleaf
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White birch is a native tree of Siberia and Russia, that is why you can see so many of them in Russian movies and fairy tales.

Laciniata is another name for Dalecarlica of gardens. It is an elegant variety with finely textured, deeply lobed, deciduous leaves. They are dark green and glossy in summer, turning yellow in autumn. The trunk is showing peeling off bark, changing to almost black with age.

It grows fast into an airy, majestic tree about 20m tall. It likes moist soil but adapts to all soil types, when established it can even accept long, dry summers. Fully hardy to min. -45°C (USDA zone 2).

Last update 21-04-2010
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  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
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  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
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  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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