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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fascination

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

    Fastigiata Joes birch
    A unique silver birch with a compact upright columnar form and pendulous branches.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Bark: White
    Betula pendula
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jermyns

    Jermyns is a variety of the Himalayan birch, notable for its bright white bark and large catkins.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    Betula utilis jacquemontii
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spider Alley®

    Spider Alley is a silver birch with unusual contorted twisting branches, and a pure white stem.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    Betula pendula
  • 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
  • White Chocolate

    A small fast-growing birch tree with bright white bark.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    • Growth habit: Pyramidal
    Betula ermanii
  • Youngii

    A weeping silver birch, the branches trail to the ground.
    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Betula pendula