Betula albosinensis ‘China Rose’ (Chinese Red Birch tree)
Chinese Red Birch are beautiful trees, much loved by gardeners. Perhaps the finest of all birches for subtlety of bark. Betula albosinensis ‘China Rose’ has a more solidly red bark than some, with noticeably less of the white blooming common in B. albosinensis, making a stunning tree. A real eye-catcher. Selected from a specimen tree from Gansu in our arboretum.
Smooth bark, peeling freely in sheets. Delicate foliage. Light shade. Originating from China.
Height: 9-15 metres, lightly spreading crown.