, College of Agricultural Sciences - Department of Horticulture, USDA Hardiness Zone Maps of the United States, Oregon Master Gardener Training: Identifying Woody Plants. It is sometimes grafted onto another root stock resulting in a taller tree with an umbrella-like crown. S/M, Receive 10% off your next order! Youngii is the smaller of the two weeping birches we grow - in most cases it will do exceptionally well to exceed five meters. Click, Bark Interest, Bonsai-Suitable, Butterfly, Deer Resistant, Dwarfs, Pendulous. The branches and limbs grow up from the center of the tree, then bend over and grow toward the ground. This attractive birch is grafted to a set height. Properly trained trees can produce a dome, or a series of domes, of foliage on crooked stems with hanging curtains of twigs which are quite pleasing in the landscape.". European White Birch (Betula pendula 'Youngii'): Young's weeping European white birch is a small twiggy tree with a weeping or pendulous habit. Erman's Birch Trees . Patrick Breen, Betula pendula‘Youngii’ Figure 1. ‘Youngii’ European Birch1 Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G. Watson2 INTRODUCTION Youngs Weeping European Birch is graceful, weeping ornamental with wonderful yellow fall color but is susceptible to fatal attacks of … Betula Pendula youngii – Weeping Birch A Weeping Silver Birch A widely grown ornamental tree, the Silver Birch is Betula pendula is a medium sized Silver Birch reaching a height of around 8 – 12m.