Betula Cesky Gold® Description
Neat, tidy - and tiny! Tuck colorful, hardy Cesky Gold dwarf birch (Betula x plettkei) into any little spot that could use some pizzazz. This nifty little shrubby birch naturally grows as a compact mound of fine stems, each covered with little yellow leaves that give it a very appealing texture. No pruning or trimming is needed to maintain its size and shape, and the golden leaves make it practically glow in the landscape. Whether you plant one as a specimen or several as an edging, low hedge, or element to your home's landscape, you'll enjoy this plants effortless good looks and versatility!
Special features: dwarf, pruning not required, award winner, colorful foliage
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- Botanical name:
Betula x plettkei 'Golden Treasure'
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- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day), part sun (4-6 hrs/day)
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- Height x width:
2-4 ft x 2-4 ft
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Accent, Background, Container gardening, Foundation planting, Hedge plant, Ornamental, Rock garden, Small spaces
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Soil: Not finicky about soil - grows well in any spot except very wet areas
Light: Sun (6+ hrs/day) to partial shade (4-6 hrs/day).
Water: Average water needs.Water regularly; do not over water.
Spacing: 24-36 in.
Fertilizing: little required. If desired, apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing: Nothing special needed. A 2-3" layer of mulch over the roots is beneficial.
Maintenance & pruning: Prune for desired shape in late spring after bloom time, otherwise no pruning is required.
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