Betula pendula Golden Beauty

Golden Beauty birch tree
  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright
  • Bark: White

Golden Beauty is named after its attactive golden green leaves. It grows with a pleasing upright form, the white bark of the stem contrastring nicely with the foliage.

Golden Beauty trees for sale

Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
2-year Golden Beauty tree - in a 12L pot
4m-7m tall after 10 years
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What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. (Approx. girth: 6/8). Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Betula Pen Golden Beauty silver birch tree

Leaves may not be present during winter, and we may prune some shoots to fit the delivery carton. Size may vary during the season and between batches. The container (if supplied) is only used for transporting the tree, which should then be planted out in the garden or in a much larger patio planter (not all species are suitable for patio planting).

How to grow

Golden Beauty is more resistant to sun scorch than some of the other golden birches (particularly Golden Cloud).

Golden Beauty characteristics


  • Attractive features: Attractive bark Attractive foliage Autumn foliage colour Summer foliage colour
  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright
  • Growth rate: Average
  • Vigour: Slightly small
  • Site conditions: Occasional flooding Occasional drought
  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun Some shade
  • Useful for: Street / amenity Specimen planting
  • Pruning: Do not prune
  • Disease resistance: Good
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners


  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Leaf colour: Yellow-green
  • Leaf colour - young: Yellow-green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Bark: White

Similar varieties

  • Betula
    Golden Fountain
    A nice example of the Golden Birch, with green-yellow leaves in the summer, turning golden yellow in the autumn.

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