Betula dahurica 'Maurice Foster'
  • Betula dahurica 'Maurice Foster'

Betula dahurica 'Maurice Foster'

£35.00

A rare birch tree,  Betula dahurica 'Maurice Foster'  has very eye-catching peeling, papery bark with the outer layers dark mahogany red in colour, creamy-gray underneath.

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A rare birch tree,  Betula dahurica 'Maurice Foster'  has very eye-catching peeling, papery bark with the outer layers dark mahogany red in colour, creamy-gray underneath.

Betula dahurica 'Maurice Foster' is a lovely small to medium sized tree but although very hardy, we find that it does seem to do a lot better when planted in a hot, sunny position where the new growth can ripen fully. 


  • Position: Full sun, preferably a position with plenty of summer heat.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Betula dahurica 'Maurice Foster' grows to be a small or medium sized, slender tree.
    • Height: up to 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
    • Spread: 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall), Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems

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