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Birch
Silver Birch

The Common Silver Birch, native to Europe, popular for its peeling white bark and pendulous branches.
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Growing


Birch
Silver Birch
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
Attractive featuresAttractive bark
Autumn foliage colour
Growth habitUpright-spreading
Height after 10 years5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
Leaf colour - autumnYellow
Leaf colour - summerGreen
SunlightPrefers full sun
PruningDo not prune
Growth rateFast
Site conditionsOccasional flooding
Occasional drought
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Identification


Birch
Silver Birch
BarkWhite
Annual cycleDeciduous
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Birch
Silver Birch
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