This recent hybrid Betula ‘Crimson Frost’ x Betula populifolia ‘Whitespire’ introduction has persistent rich burgundy leaves and in time a good white stem with cinnamon hues. The yellow-orange-red autumn colours are an added feature. (Wisconsin, USA)
A beautiful foliage and flowering tree with large, intense pink, sumptuous flowers and dark almost black spring leaves changing to glossy red in summer. Deep red small fruit festoon the branches in the autumn. (USA)
Striking white bark and large drooping dark green leaves. One of the loveliest birches with dazzling white stems. The origins of this selection are from some of the earliest grafted trees of B. jacquemontii by Hillier Nursery, Hampshire.
A large, noble tree or excellent for hedging, this versatile tree has smooth silver-grey bark. Dark green leaves turn rich golden-copper in autumn. Thrives in well drained acid or alkaline soil and will tolerate semi-shade. (Europe)
This small, broadly columnar tree has brown flaking old bark which shows cinnamon coloured new bark beneath. The three lobed yellowish-green leaves turn red and scarlet in autumn. Pale greenish-yellow flowers in late spring. Grows best in sun and light shade and on … Read More