Betula utilis ‘Bhutan Sienna’ (Himalayan Birch tree)

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betula utilis 'Bhutan Sienna'

A fine ornamental tree with superb bark, slender growth and light shade.  Betula utilis ‘Bhutan Sienna‘ has an attractive dark red bark with a brown tint and attractive deeply veined leaves.The glossy, smooth bark peels freely in sheets and scrolls; particularly effective when backlit by the low winter sun. As a species, Betula utilis are beautiful and much under-rated trees.

Source: Bhutan. Collected by Sinclair and Long.

Height: 9-15 metres, lightly spreading crown.