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Varieties list

  • Birch

    Dalecarlica

    The Swedish birch, an attractive columnar silver birch with drooping branches.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    Betula pendula
  • Birch

    Darkness

    Darkness birch
    This birch features speckled dark bark and an upright habit.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: Striated - brown
    Betula utilis
  • Birch

    Edinburgh

    Edinburgh birch
    Edinburgh is an upright form of the silver birch, discovered in the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    Betula utilis x Betula albosinensis
  • Birch

    Golden Beauty

    Golden Beauty birch
    A gold-leaved silver birch, with an excellent upright form, white bark, and attractive autumn leaf colours.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    Betula pendula
  • Birch

    Golden Fountain

    A nice example of the Golden Birch, with green-yellow leaves in the summer, turning golden yellow in the autumn.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    Betula pendula
  • Birch

    Hergest

    Hergest birch
    Hergest is a form of the Chinese red birch, and features copper-coloured bark.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: Brown - light
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Betula albosinensis
  • Birch

    McBeath

    A slow-growing Himalayan birch with a bright white stem, a good choice for small gardens.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    Betula utilis
  • Birch

    Tristis

    A graceful upright silver birch with pendulous shoots cascading from its branches.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    Betula pendula
  • Birch

    Wakehurst Place Chocolate

    This lovely Himalayan Birch is named for its chocolate-coloured peeling striated bark.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: Striated - brown
    Betula utilis