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Varieties list

  • Birch

    China Ruby

    China Ruby birch
    A slow-growing form of the Chinese red birch, featuring peeling copper-coloured bark and long catkins.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: Striated - brown
    Betula albosinensis
  • Birch

    Fascination

    Fascination birch
    Fascination features coppery-orange papery bark and very long catkins.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: Brown - light
    Betula albosinensis
  • Birch

    Fetisowii

    Fetisowii birch
    A slow-growing small birch with bright white papery peeling bark.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: White
    Betula
  • Birch

    Moonbeam

    Moonbeam is an excellent form of the Himalayan birch, with the characteristic white trunk, but much smaller than other forms of this popular species.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: White
    • Bark: Peeling
    Betula utilis
  • Birch

    Silver Shadow

    Silver Shadow is one of the loveliest of the Himalayan birches, notable for its presence and pure white stem.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: White
    Betula utilis jacquemontii
  • Birch

    Snow Queen

    An attractive tree, and one of the best forms of the Himalayan birch, with a bright white stem.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: White
    Betula utilis