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Betula Cesky Gold®
ENLARGE IMAGE Dress up a patio in style with this Proven Winners Shrub
  • Cesky Gold dwarf birch growing in a landscape
  • Closeup of the neat yellow leaves of Cesky Gold dwarf shrubby birch
  • Three plants of Cesky Gold dwarf birch growing in a row in a landscape
  • Cesky Gold dwarf birch in spring

Betula Cesky Gold®

Compact, colorful, and cold hardy
ZONE 2,3,4,5,6,7
As low as $14.99
  • Bright gold foliage all season
  • Colorful and easy care - no pruning needed
  • Grow in sun or part shade
  • Versatile habit
  • Ship size: Starter quarts
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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

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Betula x plettkei 'Golden Treasure'
  • Common name:
    Dwarf birch
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun (6+ hrs/day), part sun (4-6 hrs/day)
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    Starter quart
  • Soil type:
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
    2-4 ft x 2-4 ft
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Bloom season:
    Early spring
  • Uses:
    Accent, Background, Container gardening, Foundation planting, Hedge plant, Ornamental, Rock garden, Small spaces
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI



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.