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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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aka Korean Birch

This attractive birch has a complex and delicate beauty in its bark. The bark is primarily fawn/cream coloured, with pale pinkish to orange hues topped by strong patterns of striations. The bark peels to reveal further subtleties of colour beneath. Bright green leaves in summer turning striking golden yellow in autumn. Can be multi stemmed.

 

Habit: Broadly columnar
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 18m x 6m

Betula Costata

Current Stock Height: 170/190 cm  ? 

Container: pb28  ? 

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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. Est.10yr.height.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 7m x 3m

Betula Jacquemontii

Current Stock Height: 120/150 cm  ? 

Container: pb28  ? 

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Betula Jacquemontii

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aka Himalyan Birch

A vigorous medium sized broadly conical tree. Attractive pinky and coppery brown bark which peels in horizontal papery flakes. Dark green leaves turn golden yellow in autumn. Deciduous.


 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 4m

Betula Jermyns

Current Stock Height: 220/240 cm  ? 

Container: pb28  ? 

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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.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 5m

Betula Pendula Alba

Current Stock Height: 200/220 cm  ? 

Container: pb28  ? 

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Betula Pendula Alba

Current Stock Height: 200/250 cm  ? 

Container: pb28  ? 

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Betula Pendula

Current Stock Height: 300/400cm  ? 

Container: pb40  ? 

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Betula Pendula Dark Prince is a deciduous weeping birch with rich, dark foliage that works as a lovely contrast to the whitening bark. The foliage is purple with a bronze tint and is accompanied by brown catkins in spring and summer. Ideal as a specimen tree.

Weeping Purple Birch has a good pendulous habit and reaches an eventual height and spread of 6 x 4 metres after 20 years.

 

Habit: Weeping
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 4m

Betula Pendula Black Prince

Current Stock Height: 160/190 cm  ? 

Container: pb18  ? 

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aka Japanese white birch

Japanese White Birch is similar to 'Silver Birch' but has larger leaves, there is no droop to the branches, and the bark maintains its handsome whiteness into maturity, sometimes with a touch of pink. - it's an easy to grow great looking deciduous tree. Looks great planted in groups. Plant in sun or part shade. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 3m

Betula Pendula Japonica

Current Stock Height: 140/160  ? 

Container: pb18  ? 

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aka Birch

This Birch has pendulous branches draped in finely dissected fresh green foliage in spring and summer that turns soft yellow in autumn before leaf fall. Characteristic white peeling bark. Very attractive feature tree for group planting. Deciduous.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: weeping
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 5m

Betula pendula Laciniata

Current Stock Height: 140/200  ? 

Container: pb12  ? 

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aka Japanese White Birch

I guess the best way to describe this is as a broad-leafed Birch as this tree is very similar to the ever popular Silver Birch but has bigger leaves

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 5m

Betula Platyphylla Japonica

Current Stock Height: 210/310  ? 

Container: 25l  ? 

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Betula Platyphylla Japonica

Current Stock Height: 220/240 cm  ? 

Container: 20l  ? 

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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
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 4m

Betula White Spire

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