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Birch
China Ruby

A slow-growing form of the Chinese red birch, featuring peeling copper-coloured bark and long catkins.
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Growing


Birch
China Ruby
Attractive featuresAttractive bark
Winter colour
Height 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
Growth habitUpright-spreading
Growth rateSlow
Site conditionsSheltered site
Occasional flooding
SunlightPrefers full sun
Useful forSmall spaces
Specimen planting
Hardiness rating (RHS)H6 (to -20C)
PruningDo not prune
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
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Identification


Birch
China Ruby
Country of originChina
Flowering monthFebruary
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - youngGreen
Leaf colour - autumnYellow
Annual cycleDeciduous
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
BarkStriated - brown
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Using


Birch
China Ruby
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