Betula albosinensis 'Kansu'
Description: Betula albosinensis 'Kansu' also known as Chinese Red Barked Birch, is a one of the best forms of albosinensis species with good strong growth. The two-layered bark creates a breathtaking sight in your garden with multi-coloured copper and pink colours, flaking off to reveal the underlayers. Shiny, dark green leaves turn into buttery yellow in the autumn and yellowish-brown catkins appear during the spring.
Betula Growing Tips: They will succeed on most soils with certain species happy even in wet sites. Although tolerant of chalk soils they will not reach a maximum size in these conditions. Best planted in a full sun position.
Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 6m x 4m