Betula pubescens 'Pendula'

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Betula pubescens 'Pendula'
Genus Betula
Species Betula pubescens
Cultivar 'Pendula'
Origin Germany

Betula pubescens 'Pendula', or Weeping Downy Birch, is a weeping tree and a cultivar of Betula pubescens, the Downy Birch. It was first described by Schelle in 1903.[1] No trees are known to survive of this cultivar.[2]

Description[edit]

A weeping tree with a leader and with pendulous branches.

Accessions[edit]

Very little is known of this cultivar and it never seems to have been widely cultivated.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Betula pubescens f. pendula Schelle in L.Beissner, E.Schelle & H.Zabel, Handb. Laubholzben.: 53 (1903), nom. nud.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beissner, L., Schelle, E. & Zabel, H. (1903). Handbuch der Laubgehöl-Benennung: 625pp. Parey, Berlin.
  2. ^ a b Govaerts, R., Michielsen, K. & Jablonski, E. (2011). Untraced Weeping Broadleaf cultivars: an overview. Belgische Dendrologie Belge Archived March 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. 2009: 19-30.

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