Carpinus Betulus Fastigiata

Carpinus Betulus Fastigiata young trees

Hornbeam Carpinus betulus, the European or common hornbeam, is a species of tree in the birch family Betulaceae, native to Western Asia and central, eastern, and southern Europe, including southern England. It requires a warm climate for good growth, and occurs only at elevations up to 1,000 metres (3,281 ft). It […]

Betula Albosinensis Fascination

Betula albosinensis tree

Chinese Red Birch Betula albosinensis, the Chinese red birch, is a species of birch in the family Betulaceae, native to Western China. It is a deciduous tree growing to 25 metres (82 ft). A particular feature is the peeling brown bark (cream when newly exposed). In fact the Latin specific name […]

Betula Pendula

Betula Pendula Silver Birch Trees

Silver Birch Betula pendula, commonly known as silver birch, warty birch, European white birch, or East Asian white birch, is a species of tree in the family Betulaceae, native to Europe and parts of Asia, though in southern Europe, it is only found at higher altitudes. Its range extends into Siberia, China, […]

Betula Utilis Jacquemontii

Betula Utilis Jacquemontii Trees

Himalayan Birch Betula utilis Jacquemontii, more commonly known as the Himalayan Birch, is a native of the western Himalayas. It is a medium sized tree, growing to about 18 metres, and has ascending branches. Its oval shaped leaves are dark green, turning a golden yellow during autumn. Young trees have […]