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Tree comparisons


Birch
Hergest

Hergest is a form of the Chinese red birch, and features copper-coloured bark.
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Growing


Birch
Hergest
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
Attractive featuresAttractive bark
Growth habitUpright
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
PruningDo not prune
Site conditionsOccasional flooding
Occasional drought
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Identification


Birch
Hergest
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnYellow
BarkBrown - light
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
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