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Betula albosinensis 'Hergest'
Chinese Red Birch

Betula albosinensis 'Hergest'
Betula albosinensis 'Hergest'
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Price: £35.00 Quantity :

Description

An unusual and very attractive selection of birch with creamy pink and white bark one established specimens. When young, the immature bark of Betula albosinensis 'Hergest' is a striking light coppery/bronze in colour, generally starting to peel and reveal the creamy colours beneath after around 4 - 6 years. The leaves are dark green, turning shades of yellow before falling in autumn.

Betula albosinensis 'Hergest' is an attractive tree, suitable for planting in borders, woodland areas or as a standalone specimen.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 2 - 3 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Betula albosinensis 'Hergest' grows to be a medium sized or large, branching tree.
    • Height: up to 20 m (65 ft)
    • Spread: 15 m (50 ft)

 


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