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Birch
Moonbeam

Moonbeam is an excellent form of the Himalayan birch, with the characteristic white trunk, but much smaller than other forms of this popular species.
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Growing


Birch
Moonbeam
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plant
Attractive bark
Attractive foliage
Autumn foliage colour
Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
PruningDo not prune
Growth rateSlow
Site conditionsSheltered site
Occasional flooding
Occasional drought
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Identification


Birch
Moonbeam
Flowering monthMarch
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnYellow
Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves and Flowers appear together
BarkWhite
Peeling
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
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