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Betula albosinensis 'Hergest'

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(Chinese Red Birch) Betula albosinensis 'Hergest' is an unusual and very attractive birch growing to be a medium sized tree with superb creamy pink and white bark one established specimens.

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(flat fee for any number of plants
by courier to most of the UK*)

Standard: £7.95
Priority: £15
Click & Collect: 5% discount

*Surcharges apply for delivery to Highlands & Islands.
Standard shipping is shown as default
this can be changed during checkout.

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An unusual and very attractive selection of birch growing to be a medium sized tree 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.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • 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)
How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium (8m - 15m)
Growing Conditions
Site: Windy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Ornamental Bark, Rare and Unusual

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