Taller options available for most trees. Please use the contact us page stating species, height range and postcode for more info.
Another stunning pure white-barked birch, Polar Bear Ermins Birch has the additional attraction that its dark green leaves turn glorious shades of yellow in autumn. With its white bark, this trees is a focus of attraction during winter. and it has been commented that it starts to resemble the polar bear of its name. Be that as it may, in spring, attractive yellowish-brown catkins form. This birch is able to cope with most soils and will even tolerate the more exposed gardens.
This tree is supplied at a height of between 1.5 and 2.0 m in a 7-12 litre container for year round planting and better results than from either bare-root or rootballed stock.
Expect a final height of 24m (80ft).
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What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Polar Bear Ermins Birch Tree
Hi Alan, Sorry for the delay in replying. I have received the Birch tree and it is in excellent condition. Friendly , quick service, very helpful and offered an alternative to the ash tree that could not be supplied due to restrictions. Would recommend and use again. Thanks Rob H. 1112
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £450 for 150cm+ trees might be discounted by contacting us
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.
Early Autumn Leaf Fall
Heat stress, being potted, lack of water, being boxed up for a few days etc can cause early Autumn leaf fall. Once planted, normal service will resume next season.
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.
Climate Change has increased aesthetic foliage issues such as Powdery Mildew, Shothole, Rust, frost damage etc These are not terminal issues and will usually last a season or less. All trees are inspected before being sent out to ensure they are fundamentally healthy and will bounce back.
Planting In The Corner Of A Garden
Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy.
Mature Tree Warranty
Once a tree is over 3 years old, the failure rate is considerably less and our Tree Warranty does not cover it at 100%. Please check details.
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.