Silver Birch Trees (Betula species and Cultivars)
Betula (Birch Trees) or Silver Birch Trees such as Betula pendula, nigra, alba and Betula jacquemontii are one of the most popular ornamental trees in Australia. Betula species include Silver Birch and Weeping Birch trees.
Some Silver Birch trees are smaller growing, great for small gardens. Growing well in a humus rich well drained moist soil Silver Birch Trees are suited to cool to temperate climates, they will grow in full sun to part shade. Silver Birch trees tend to have shallow root systems and like most trees the root system will seek out water. Root barriers are a way of containing root systems, consult your local council or water authority for advice and information for your area.
Silver Birch are the most popular species. Silver Birch are used in landscaping as feature trees. The standout white trunks adding a focal point to any garden.
Birch Tree Species and cultivars include :
- B. albosinensis septentrionalis (Chinese Red Birch)
- B. utilis (Himalayan Birch)
- B. utilis var jacquemontii (pictured right)
- B. Utilis var. jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’
- B. szechuanica, (Szechuan White Birch)
- B. pendula (Weeping Birch)
- B. pendula purpurea (Purple Leafed Birch)
- B. nigra (River Birch)
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Birch trees are available for sale from the following nurseries and growers
55 McDougal Rd Neerim South Victoria 3831 PH: (03) 56281507
Advanced ornamental trees and garden designs and concept plans. Direct to your property combined with specialist knowledge and outstanding service.
WINTER HILL TREE FARM Ph: 02 4878 9193 Fax: 02 4878 9109
NSW Southern Highlands
Retail & Wholesale. Advanced trees & hedging. Grown in pots for year-round planting. 45 litre - 1000 litre available. Great range. Great Quality. Delivery available.
CNR Sherbrooke & Mt Dandenong Tourist Rds Ferny Creek. VIC 3786
Conifers, Magnolias, Maples, Dogwoods and Buxus.
Sproules Lane Bowral NSW 2576
Wholesale production nursery specialising in Cool Climate perennials and shrubs. Supplying Retail Nurseries and the Landscape Trade. Services include contract growing and plant sourcing.
'Justly famous for rare and unusual plants' Don Teese
34 Mt Pleasant Rd Monbulk VIC 3793
1070 Jacksons Track, Jindivick 3818
Specialising in growing and selling Rare and Unusual Trees, shrubs Perennials Bulbs and Climbers, a unique nursery with amazing stock.