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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
Attractive featuresAttractive bark
Autumn foliage colour
Height 10 years5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
Growth habitUpright-spreading
Growth rateFast
VigourAverage vigour
Site conditionsOccasional flooding
Occasional drought
SunlightPrefers full sun
Useful forOpen spaces
Specimen planting
PruningDo not prune
Gardening skillBeginner
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Identification


Birch
Silver Birch
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnYellow
Annual cycleDeciduous
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
BarkWhite
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Using


Birch
Silver Birch
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