Betula ermanii

Erman's Birch

Estimated fully grown height 12-17m

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Like all Birch, this species is notable for its attractive bark, which is peeling and creamy in colour tinged with pink. The bright green, heart shaped leaves are always the first to emerge in the spring at Barcham and are the first to fall in the autumn, turning a bright and clear yellow before they fall.

This tree retains a tidy, conical, pyramidal shape as it matures if the central leader is retained, making it a super urban tree as it requires very little maintenance and also tolerates reflective heat and light. Betula ermanii is an elegant and vigorous medium to large tree which, like most Birch trees this tree is a consistent performer and will tolerate most soil types.

The Dutch clone Betula ermanii Holland is more regular in shape and tends to be favoured over the species, but it is often listed without the cultivar name. Betula ermanii is useful for any project which requires winter interest or architectural uniformity.

It can be effectively planted as a single specimen, or in groups to show off the pretty coloured stem.

Mature height: 7-12m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Autumn, Winter,
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree
Information flags
Bark interest, Urban,

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.