Betula albosinensis is a fine example of a Birch. It is a deciduous, medium sized tree with a conical to spreading habit. Betula albosinensis has thin, tapering leaves which create a light and airy canopy. It is greatly admired for its peeling, smooth orange-red bark, which is creamy-white when the tree is young. The green foliage…Read More
Betula pendula is a native deciduous tree, and can be either a multi-stem or single trunk tree. It has a soft, gentle weeping habit with arching branches. Its diamond-shaped fresh green leaves turn a delicate yellow in the autumn. Betula pendula has a maximum height of between 7-12m, so does require plenty of space to…Read More
Betula pendula ‘Youngii’ is a small, deciduous tree, with peeling white bark and pendulous branches reaching the ground to form a dome shaped tree. Betula pendula ‘Youngii’ can be grown in either a sheltered or exposed site, in moist, well-drained soil. Its green leaves turn yellow in the autumn. It has an eventual height of…Read More
Betula nigra is a bushy, medium sized deciduous tree. If you have a wet garden, then this is the Birch for you! It will tolerate most soils, but would not be happy in permanently waterlogged ground. Betula nigra has pinkish-brown bark that exfoliates in masses of papery scales. It can be grown in sheltered or exposed sites. Its…Read More
Betula nigra ‘Summer Cascade’ is a graceful form of deciduous Birch. It has gentle, weeping pendulous branches, with peeling silver-pink bark which provides year round interest. It produces catkins in the spring and summer. Its dark green leaves turn a stunning yellow in the autumn. Betula nigra ‘Summer Cascade’ is an ideal tree to plant near…Read More
Betula utilis var. jacquemontii is a very popular tree due to its architectural shape and brilliant white bark on its trunk and larger branches. The multi-stem varieties are very effective and they are often planted in groups of three for a stunning effect. Betula utilis var. jaquemontii has ovate shaped leaves which turn yellow in…Read More
Betula pubescens is a slender, deciduous tree with a conical shape. It has pendulous branches with downy stems and peeling white bark. Betula pubescens has diamond shaped green leaves which turn yellow in the autumn. It produces yellow-brown catkins in the spring. It will grow in either a sheltered or exposed position. Betula pubescens has…Read More
This tree produces a brilliant white stem after two years. It also has good yellow autumn colour.