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Youngii

Betula pendula

Often known as Young's Weeping Birch, this attractive silver birch grows with a strongly weeping habit.

As the tree ages the white bark develops black fissures.

Youngii birch trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £60.00
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Order now for delivery from October 2021 for pot grown trees or December onwards for bare-root trees. Mixed pot grown and bare-root trees orders will be sent out from December onwards.


Youngii characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (former) 1993
  • Attractive featuresAttractive barkAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitWeeping
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sunSome shade
  • PruningDo not prune
  • Site conditionsOccasional floodingOccasional drought
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • BarkWhite
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

What will it look like?

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

Betula Pen Youngii silver birch