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BETULA pendula 'White Edge'
European White Birch, White Edge Birch
European white birch is a softly pyramidal tree when young, becoming more rounded at maturity with graceful arching branches. The cultivar 'White Edge' features beautiful white, exfoliating bark and creamy-margined, diamond-shaped,lacy leaves. Small greenish catkins appear in the spring and are quite eye-catching. The fall foliage is yellow.
European white birch is tolerant of both wet and dry soils in full sun. This handsome tree has been used extensively in the cool-climate park landscapes and is best suited for use in the border or as a focal point. Unfortunately, it has a high susceptibility to birch borer attack.
7 - 1
2 - 7
A2, A3, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
20'-30' / 6.1m - 9.1m
10'-20' / 3.0m - 6.1m
Northern Europe, Russia/Siberia
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
White, Dark Green
Light Yellow, Yellow Green
Feature Plant, Mixed Border, Topiary / Bonsai / Espalier
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