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Betula pendula Moss White

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Betula pendula Moss White Moss White Silver Birch,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Open Canopy, Pendulous, Upright

Moss White is a grafted variety of Birch that has been selected for its distinct pure white straight trunk. The bright Green leaves turn glorious yellow autumn. Perfect for planting in odd-numbered groupings in lawns. Prefers to be planted in cooler climates.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Rust

Cultural Notes: Prefers full sun and moist, acid to alkaline soils. Prune only if necessary. Quite self-sufficient.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Betulaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High