Betula x plettkei

'Golden Treasure'

CBR 5637

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  • Exceptional hardiness
  • Bright color
  • Versatile habit

Color for cold climate landscapes.

This shrubby dwarf birch offers season-long interest with tiny yellow leaves that emerge in sunset hues of orange and red. Amenable to pruning, it can be shaped, sheared, hedged, used as a miniature patio tree, or left to its own appealing natural habit. Exceptionally hardy. Developed by Michal Andrusiv in the Czech Republic.

Awards Green is Life Silver Medal

USDA Zone 2 - 7 (-50°F/-45.6°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2 - 4'

Width 2 - 4'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Foliage Color Yellow

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Thrives in cool soils. Avoid soggy or excessively dry sites.

Pruning Can be pruned or shaped as desired, but this is not required. Avoid cutting into very thick stems, unless you are removing them entirely.

Uses Specimen, hedge, mixed borders, containers

Growing Tips In warmer zones, 'Golden Treasure' birch benefits from shade during the hottest part of the day.