- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
- Early Spring
This plant is hardy in zones 2 - 7
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
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One of our hardiest plants!
Cesky Gold® dwarf birch is an exceptionally cold-tolerant dwarf birch. New growth appears in sunset hues of yellow, red, and orange, and cheerful chartreuse foliage carries the plant through the entire season. Allow to grow naturally, where its attractive, fan-like habit can be enjoyed, or prune it into a shape, like a low hedge.
Top reasons to grow Cesky Gold® dwarf birch:
- Extremely cold tolerant - down to USDA zone 2 (that's as low as -50F/-45.6C)
- Deer resistant
- Colorful foliage looks interesting all seasonFoliage InterestResists:DeerSmall or Miniature
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:24 - 48 InchesSpacing:24 - 40 InchesSpread:18 - 36 InchesFlower Colors:BrownFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:OrangeFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:YellowHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SpringHardiness Zones:2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointMaintenance Notes:
This carefree plant demands little once it is established in the landscape. It can be pruned and shaped or left to grow naturally.Fun Facts:
This is closely related to birch trees, but is a slow-growing dwarf variety that stays much smaller than its arborescent relatives.Cesky Gold® Betula x plettkei 'Golden Treasure' Can 5,637