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)
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 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)
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)
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.
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.