Betula utilis 'Forest Blush'
  • Betula utilis 'Forest Blush'

Betula utilis 'Forest Blush'

£38.00

(Himalayan Birch) A rare selection of Himalayan birch, Betula utilis 'Forest Blush' has a lovely, nearly glowing, pale white bark when established, with hints of red and orange.

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A rare selection of Himalayan birch, Betula utilis 'Forest Blush' has a lovely, nearly glowing, pale white bark when established, with hints of red and orange.

Betula utilis 'Forest Blush' grows to be a handsome and hardy, medium sized tree and the bark usually takes approx 2 - 3 years to fully develop. 


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous (moderate if grown as a multi-stemmed tree)
  • Habit: Betula utilis 'Forest Blush' grows to be a medium sized, slender tree.
    • Height: 12 - 15 m (40 - 50 ft)
    • Spread: 8 - 10 m (32 ft)
  • Notes: For best effect, the bark should be scrubbed gently with a hand brush and water once a year. This removes any green algae or grime and helps to restore the colour.

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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Soil: Alkaline, Site: Windy
Special Features
Ornamental Bark, Rare and Unusual