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Betula aka Birch, is a deciduous hardwood tree, The bark of all birches is characteristically marked with long, horizontal or mottled markings. The bark colour is often used to when naming species – eg white birch, silver birch. Birches are generally small to medium size trees, with a tall trunk and smallish leaves that develop into a light canopy. Trees look fantastic a small garden, adding texture and allowing light to filter through to plants below; planted en mass lining a driveway or in a stand birches look just stunning.

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This 'dazzling' Himalayan birch has gorgeous pure white, peeling bark and large (for a birch) green leaves that turn a lovely shade of gold in Autumn. Beautiful planted as a glade or as an avenue down a driveway. Yellow catkins form in spring and remain on the tree in Autumn after leaf-fall

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 8m x 3m

Betula Dazzler

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price $54.99. Payment on order.

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aka Himalayan Birch

Himalayan Birch - an attractive bright white bark, dark green leaves which turn yellow in autumn, and interesting catkins in spring. An elegant tree that is perfect for all gardens, large or small. Looks great group planting. Prefers a soil that does not completely dry out in summer. Deciduous.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 7m x 3m

Betula Jacquemontii

Current Stock Height: 120/150cm  ? 

Container: 13l  ? 

$69.99

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Betula Jacquemontii

Expected Stock Height: 190/210cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price $54.99. Payment on order.

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aka Paper or Canoe Birch

Famed for the tough papery bark which believe it or not was once used by Native American Indians to make canoes. White, cream and papery, the bark peels off in curling layers to expose new bronze bark underneath. Dainty green foliage completes the picture. Highly ornamental. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 9m x 5m

Betula Papyrifera

Expected Stock Height: 230/260 cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Silver Birch or Alba

The ubiquitous 'Silver Birch' is popular for a reason - it's an easy to grow great looking deciduous tree. Smooth grey-white bark and delicate, green lacy foliage on arching branches. Looks great planted in groups. Plant in sun or part shade. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Your young 'Silver Birch' will initially have a brown stem and the 'silver' colour will develop as it matures. Make sure your new tree gets a good drink during dry spells until it gets established.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 8m x 5m

Betula Pendula

Current Stock Height: 120/140 cm  ? 

Container: 8l  ? 

$74.99

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Betula Pendula Alba

Expected Stock Height: 260/290cm  ? 

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New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price $64.99. Payment on order.

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aka Cut leaf Birch

Dalecarlica is a weeping Betula with leaves that are deeply cut and serrated, giving them a "lacy" appearance. Green leaves in summer turning golden yellow in the autumn. A gracious and beautiful specimen tree. Deciduous

 

Habit: Weeping
Mature Size (HxW): 10m x 6m

Betula Pendula Dalecarlica

New stock expected Middle of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Japanese White Birch

Similar to Silver Birch, but has larger leaves and distinct white bark on the trunk. Lovely graceful specimen tree, slightly pendulous branches. Vibrant autumn colours. Deciduous. Very hardy.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 8m x 5m

Betula Platyphylla Japonica

Expected Stock Height: 180/200 cm  ? 

This plant is in high demand and supply is limited this year. Add to your Waitlist for updates on next available stock.

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aka Birch, Gold Birch

Betula Polar Bear has a very pure white trunk with a bark that will peel down. Green leaves in summer changing to shades of yellow in the autumn before leaf drop. Native to Asia. Deciduous

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 8m x 4m

Betula Polar Bear

New stock expected Middle of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka River Birch

River Birch - Weeping. A delightful cascading form which is perfect for smaller gardens. Attractive fresh green spring and summer foliage that turns yellow before leaf fall. Characteristic flaking bark. Fast growing in sun or part shade. Tolerates quite a bit of moisture. Deciduous. PVR.

I purchased one of these for my own garden about a year ago as I was enchanted by the beautiful shape and fresh green leaves. I have an awkward small courtyard area that sometimes gets quite wet - this tree was the perfect choice and it is doing well.

 

PVR: TRM094
Habit: Weeping
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 2.5m x 2.5m

Betula Summer Cascade

Expected Stock Height: 160/180 cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Himalayan Birch

Himalyan Birch. A selected form of this special tree that has a glistening white trunk of peeling bark. The dark green foliage has serrated edges and turns warm yellow in autumn. 'White Spire' tends to have a very upright columnar habit. Plant in soil that does not completely dry out in summer. Est.10yr.growth.

Make a real statement by planting in groups of 3 or more with some garden up-lighting to show off the white trunks at night.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 8m x 4m

Betula White Spire

Expected Stock Height: 240/260cm  ? 

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