An interesting shrub with exceptional cold tolerance; emerging foliage displays hues of yellow, red, and orange, maturing to chartreuse for the rest of the season; a good utility shrub for garden detail; takes pruning well; impressive in groupings
Cesky Gold® Dwarf Birch has chartreuse foliage which emerges yellow in spring. The serrated oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
Cesky Gold® Dwarf Birch is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Cesky Gold® Dwarf Birch is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
- Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens
This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is quite adaptable, prefering to grow in average to wet conditions, and will even tolerate some standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.
- Mature Height: 4 feet
- Mature Width: 3 feet
- Sunlight: Sun, Part Sun
- Soil Conditions: Moist (Typical), Soggy, Flood-prone
Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!