An exciting new introduction with spectacular large orange-pink fruit that persist much longer than most large fruited crab apples. Strong white blossom covers this vigorous but compact tree in spring. Makes excellent pink jelly. (New Zealand)
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.
The ‘Lady of the Woods’. A graceful slender tree with variable, white peeling bark developing with age and slightly pendulous branches. Diamond-shaped green leaves turn yellow in autumn. Makes an excellent windbreak and specimen tree. Native. (Europe)
One of the most popular Witch Hazels. The large sulphur-yellow flowers are borne in densely crowded clusters in January and February and have a strong sweet fragrance. Leaves are lustrous and have cheerful yellow tints in autumn.
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)
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)