One of the best all-round birches, the Jermyns White Birch tree (Betula utilis 'Jermyns') is a stunningly beautiful creamy-white-bark makes this tree a focal point in any garden. Medium sized in stature, this tree is notable for its display of catkins, which someway resemble lambs tail, which appear in early spring. Early branches are mahogany coloured, but become bright white as the peeling bark matures. Jermyns White Birch is tolerant of most planting conditions.
This tree is supplied at a height of between 1.5 and 1.8 metres in a 12 litre container for year round planting and better results than from either bare-root or rootballed stock. Expect a final height of between 10m (33ft 4in) and 20m (66ft 8in)
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Ornamental Tree Topping
All ornamental trees (not vines) are topped at 1.3 metres to encourage a natural ornamental tree shape with obvious exceptions e.g. patio sizes.This means that your tree was pruned during the growing process and then allowed to grow to the size it is now supplied at.
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £300 can be discounted by contacting us on 0800 043 1057
Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.
Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
UK Grown Ornamental Trees
All our trees are banned from overseas travel so that we can state they are all UK grown. We have removed Internet access from the nursery so they cannot book any flights.
Water Logged Conditions
Willow, Alder, Birch and Poplar may help lower the water level so long as you do not have permanent standing water e.g. your local diving and sailing club meets on your lawn.
All our Betula are grafted onto Betula Alba Pendula rootstock.