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Betula utilis 'Chris Sanders' - catkins
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Betula utilis 'Chris Sanders'

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(Himalayan Birch) New to us, Betula utilis 'Chris Sanders' grows to be a striking medium sized tree, slender when young which develops dark purple-red bark once established with white lenticels. 

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New to us, Betula utilis 'Chris Sanders' grows to be a striking medium sized tree, slender when young which develops dark purple-red bark once established with white lenticels. The peeling bark is bronze-orange in colour. green leaves have some yellow tints before falling in autumn. Excellent displays of long catkins once mature.

Best growth rate and habit once established if planted in a position with plenty of sun.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit:  Betula utilis 'Chris Sanders' grows to be a small or eventually medium sized tree with an upright habit.
    • Height: approx 10- 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
    • Spread: 8 - 10 m (32 ft)
  • Notes: Also known as Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis 'Chris Sanders'
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Not Fussy, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy
Special Features
Rare and Unusual, Colourful Bark or Stems

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