Betula utilis ‘China Bronze’ (Himalayan Birch)
A fine ornamental tree with superb bark, slender growth and light shade. The glossy, smooth barks peel freely in sheets and scrolls; particularly effective when backlit by the low winter sun. A beautiful and much under-rated tree.
The cultivar ‘China Bronze’ has metallic coppery bark with touches of red and orange overlain with a white bloom. Somewhat weeping habit. Our trees are controlled pollination seedlings that may exhibit some natural variation.
Source: Yunnan, China.
Height: 9-15 metres, lightly spreading crown.