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.
Heavily laden branches glowing with butter coloured fruit each autumn make this a stunning tree. The apple blossom flowers in spring add to its charm and the fruit are ideal for making crab apple jelly. (N. America)
Gentle weeping branches and the typical pink, flaking bark of the river birch make this an excellent introduction. A worthy substitute for Betula pendula ‘Youngii’ with bonus features of bark and good yellow autumn colours. (North Carolina State University, USA)
A naturally dwarf tree with an upright habit, for even the smallest garden. Dark purplegreen leaves and stunning pink and white flowers in April. Persistent large, round, maroon fruit perfect for the best crab apple jelly. Bred by Hugh Ermen … Read More
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