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Betula lenta (Birch, Betula)

Betula lenta (Birch, Betula)
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Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree, Architectural Form
Size Medium Sized Tree (3 to 8m height)
Colours Light green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Betula lenta:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations

Weaknesses of Betula lenta

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Betula lenta:

  • Added winter interest from attractive bark or stems

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Common Missspellings: Betulea, Batulla, Betular

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