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Tree comparisons


Birch
Silver Shadow

Silver Shadow is one of the loveliest of the Himalayan birches, notable for its presence and pure white stem.
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Growing


Birch
Silver Shadow
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plant
Attractive bark
Attractive foliage
Winter colour
Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
PruningDo not prune
Growth rateAverage
Site conditionsOccasional flooding
Occasional drought
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Identification


Birch
Silver Shadow
Flowering monthFebruary
Leaf colourGreen
BarkWhite
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
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