Betula pendula alba - Silver Birch Tree

Betula pendula alba - Silver Birch Tree is a lovely tree with a white trunk, pendulous habit and glittering leaves.  The Silver Birch has everlasting popularity with Australian gardeners. Good when planted in odd numbered groups to create an attractive copse in parks and larger gardens.

Height: 8- 10 metres. (Tends to reach its minimum height in an urban environment.)

Width: 6 metres.

Growth rate: Moderate.

Form: Betula pendula alba - Silver Birch Tree is pyramidal to narrowly ovate. Branch tips are often pendulous.

Foliage: Bright green, triangular to diamond-shaped leaves serrated edge.

Autumn colour: Betula pendula alba - Silver Birch leaves become a yellow, and even more briliant in cool areas.

Bark: Bronze-grey when young, later turning papery white. becomes streaked with greyish-black patches on the trunk as it ages.

Tolerances: The Silver Birch prefers a moist, well drained soil, but will tolerate relatively wet or dry positions for short periods. Adaptable to varied pH values.

Landscape use:  Betula pendula alba - Silver Birch Tree is a great specimen tree, also looks great planted in a group (odd numbers).


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

Email Us:
Blerick Tree Farm 
Open 7 days
9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm Sat-Sun

55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
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