Betula utilis 'China Bronze'
5(Himalayan Birch) New to us, Betula utilis 'China Bronze' has attractive dark orange-red bark once established and an arching, slightly pendulous habit.
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New to us, Betula utilis 'China Bronze' has attractive dark bronze to orange-red bark once established and an arching, slightly pendulous habit. Grows with good vigour in our arboretum.
Best bark colour will be seen in a sunny, open position. Avoid planting in areas prone to sitting wet over winter or waterlogging.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
- Habit: Betula utilis var. jacquemonti 'China Bronze' grows to be a medium sized tree with some gently pendulous branches.
- Height: estimated 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
- Spread: 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Medium (8m - 15m)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Coastal Areas, Site: Windy, Soil: Alkaline
- Special Features
- Ornamental Bark, Habit - Weeping, Rare and Unusual