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Based on the Bonsai Basics Birch Bonsai of the hugely successful Bonsai4me. Order your copy here! Betula is a genus of about 60 species of deciduous trees and shrubs found in diverse habitats, including woodland, moors, mountains and heathland throughout the Northern hemisphere.

Leaves are alternate, toothed, usually ovate and mid- to dark Boonsai. Leaves appear shortly after flowering in April or May. Their Autumn colouring varies from bright yellow to orange. Birches are monoecious i. Birches are commonly favoured Biirch their bark though only two species native Bonnsai the UK develop white bark, the Silver Birch Betula pendula, also known as weeping birch and the Downy Birch Betula pubescens.

There are many other Birxh from around the world that are favoured for bonsai ; it would not be possible to name them all here. Birches tend to have shiny brown trunks Tiny Tove immature and in a pot it can take many years of growth before they form the familiar silvery-white bark. The bark Birrch be exposed Bonsa direct summer sun to speed up this process, as Perfect Naked Butt growing in shade take longer to change colour.

There are many other species and hybrids that are also suitable for bonsai but are too numerous to list. It also only reaches a height of around 60cm when fully mature compared to the 20metres of other Birches such as Betula pubescens. Birch quite rightly have a reputation for unexplained dieback and loss of branches; this can Birvh spoil a well designed tree. Try to style the tree with many branches so the loss of one will not affect the overall design.

Dieback can be greatly reduced Birch Bonsai only pruning between leafing out in Spring and August. Pruning during the late Summer until Spring encourages sucker growth from the base and dieback of branches. Be Birch Bonsai wary of collected specimens that have been heavily trunk chopped.

It is common to see dieback the length of a heavy Birch trunk after trunk-chopping. It is very important that Birch receive plenty of Bich and Birch Bonsai the tree is rotated regularly so that all areas of the tree equal amounts of light. Provide some frost protection from Birch Bonsai below -7 to -8°C to avoid twig die-back.

FEEDING To help restrain coarse Spring Bonsao, do not feed until 3 or 4 weeks after growth commences in Spring unless vigorous growth is required to thicken trunks and branches Hotgvibe trees that are still in training.

Feed fortnightly until late Birvh. Do not rootprune Birch too early; it is better to rootprune a little late after the new buds have Bifch than it Bonsal to rootprune while still dormant. Hard pruning can be carried out from budburst in Spring until late Summer but ensure wounds are well sealed as Birch bleed heavily and are prone to die-back around large cut areas, dieback of the trunk can often spread the length of the trunk.

The resulting deadwood is aesthetically unsuitable for a deciduous Birch Bonsai and very prone to rot. Try to avoid doing any pruning while the tree is not in active growth to reduce the possibility of dieback.

Strong and healthy Birch can be defoliated in Summer. Root softwood cuttings in Summer. Find specimens that do not Birch Bonsai heavy trunk chopping as these very often dieback. All articles and images by Harry Harrington unless otherwise Birch Bonsai.

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Birch. Care guide for the Birch Bonsai (Betula pendula) The silver birch is a deciduous tree native to Europe and parts of Asia and is well-known for its characteristic white bark. It can reach a height of up to 25 meters (80ft) with a slender trunk which seldom exceeds 1' (30cm) in pajillers.pwted Reading Time: 3 mins.

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