Betula pendula 'Moss White'

Moss White Silver Birch

Technical information

Height: 8-10 x Width: 3-5m

Habit & Growth rate: Moderate growth rate and an upright columnar form.

Foliage: The Betula pendula 'Moss White' displays light green foliage,turning to pale yellow colour throughout Autumn and producing long pale green-brown coloured catkins . The 'Moss White' is an attractive tree, mostly because of its white-silver bark on the trunk.


The Betula pendula 'Moss White' prefers moist and well-drained soil, although it can with-stand periods of wet and dry conditions. A perfect street or park tree because of its uniformity in group plantings, the 'Moss White' Silver Birch is also and tree that can stand alone because of its attractive folliage and white bark on the trunk.

All plant dimensions are estimates only and ultimate size and growth rates will depend on growing conditions, particularly when used in some urban environments.