BETULA utilis ssp. albosinensis 'Pink Champagne'

Commonly known as Chinese red-barked birch

Beautiful pale pink peeling bark softened with a white bloom. A slender tree with a spreading crown
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Tapered, glossy leaves to 7cm (3in) long, deep-green above, lighter beneath, turning yellow in autumn
  • Height
    10-15m (33-50ft)
  • Spread
    To 10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Moderately vigorous slender tree. Produces yellow-brown catkins to 6cm (2½in) long in spring with the leaves
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Light, dappled shade

BETULA utilis ssp. albosinensis 'Pink Champagne'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Whip £30.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects and birds
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Birch borers, birch leaf mining sawfly, aphids, birch rust, mildew, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Western China
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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10-15m (33-50ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 10m (33ft)
 

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