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Betula albosinensis ‘China Ruby’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Lovely pink-stemmed Chinese birch which is slow growing and suitable for gardens with limited space. The bark is bronze/brown on young trees, gradually peeling and becoming more colourful after 3-4 years. Leaves are dark green turning shades of yellow in autumn.

Suitable for borders, woodland areas or as a standalone specimen.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (young, small plants only) - limited availability

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Betula albosinensis  ‘China Ruby’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Betula albosinensis  ‘China Ruby’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£35.00

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Betula albosinensis 'Chinese Ruby' grows to be a small or eventually medium sized, branching tree.
Height: 8 m (26 ft) to 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: up to 10 m (32 ft)

Plant Finder: about Betula albosinensis ‘China Ruby’

Description

Betula albosinensis ‘China Ruby’. This slow-growing birch has multi-coloured peeling bark in shades of copper, pink and cream. The dark green leaves turn golden yellow in the autumn.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy. You will need to plant in a sunny position in any moist and well drained soil; some species will prefer acidic soil. The young trees should be transplanted in the autumn.

Interest and use

Winter interest and autumn foliage interest

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Betula albosinensis  ‘China Ruby’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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