Betula pendula 'Globe' MAGICAL® GLOBE

Betula pendula 'Globe'
Betula pendula 'Globe' MAGICAL® GLOBE
dwarf European white birch
SIZE/TYPE medium-sized shrub
 small tree
USUAL HEIGHT 1.5-2.5m
USUAL WIDTH 1.3-1.5m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS
COLOUR OF FLOWERS
BLOOMING TIME
LOCATION full to partial sun
USDA zone (lowest) 3   (down to -40°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's why you can see so many of them in Russian movies and fairy tales. Its second name pendula refers to weeping ends of its long branches on the species and other tall varieties, it does not mean that all betula pendula trees are typically weeping. Moreover, there are even dwarf, non-weeping varieties such as this one.

MAGICAL® GLOBE is a dwarf selection of European white birch. It comes from Australia where it is called Lollipop Birch. Its makes stiff, strong, slow growing branches with very handsome, fresh green, glossy foliage. Especially after the rain it glitters like a green diamond. Naturally it forms an almost spherical shrub or crown if grafted on a stem.

It was found as a natural mutation in Melbourne, Australia, by Colin James from JFT Nurseries in 1990. The funny Australian name Lollipop Birch as well as its dwarf habit and lush foligae soon made it a sought-after item for small gardens. It was brought to Europe and USA by Kolster Holding B.V. from the Netherlands who patented it as 'Globe' in 2011 (PP23610).

European white birch likes moist soil but is widely adaptable and will grow almost anywhere - when established it can even cope with long, dry summers. MAGICAL® GLOBE is fully hardy to min. -40°C (USDA zone 3) and suitable for larger outdoor pots.

Last update 26-03-2019
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Betula pendula 'Globe' height of stem 110-120 cm
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Betula pendula 'Globe' height of stem 110-120 cm
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GLOSSARY
  • 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.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • 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.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • 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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