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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 fawn/cream coloured bark, 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.

 

Habit: Broadly columnar
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 15m x 6m

Betula Costata

Current Stock Height: 220/240 cm  ? 

Container: 8l  ? 

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

Betula Jacquemontii

Current Stock Height: 240/270 cm  ? 

Container: 13l  ? 

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Betula Jacquemontii

Current Stock Height: 120/150 cm  ? 

Container: 8l  ? 

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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. Noted for very long, yellow-brown catkins up to 17cm in length. 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.

 

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

Betula Pendula

Current Stock Height: 120 -140 cm

Container: 8l  ? 

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Betula Pendula Alba

New stock expected Beginning of August, 2023. Pre-order now. Estimated price $49.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka Japanese White Birch

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

 

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

Betula Platyphylla Japonica

Current Stock Height: 180/200 cm  ? 

Container: 8l  ? 

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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

New stock expected Beginning of August, 2023. Pre-order now. Estimated price $74.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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