Tree of the Week – Part 3: The Silver Birch


Tree of the week silver birch woodlandSilver Birch – Betula pendula

Silver Birch, like the Common Oak which featured in Tree of the Week Part 1, is a native tree to Britain. It’s also called a ‘pioneer’ tree because it’s usually the first one to settle a newly opened up area. Whether at the edge of a woodland or a bit of open ground in an urban setting.

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