Tree Information

Specialities

Tolerances

Wet Soil: Low

Dry Soil: High

Lime: Medium

The Fascination stands out as a distinguished albosinensis variety, boasting unique characteristics and charm. Its branches ascend gracefully, forming a consistent pyramidal canopy that is well-suited for urban environments and carparks. Its winter silhouette is especially captivating, blending seamlessly with modern urban structures.

Featuring the darkest leaves among the Betula species, it creates a dense, shaded canopy, perfect for providing summer privacy and filtered sunlight. In spring, these deep hues leaves beautifully showcase its impressive 15cm long catkins that sway gently, resembling lambs tails.

The bark reflects classic birch traits, transitioning from creamy pinks and copper tones to radiant white as it matures.

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Size

Medium

9m high x 4m wide after 25 years

Foliage

Darker and more slender than the species. Leaves emerge in early spring and transform to golden yellow hue by autumn.

Bark

Landscape Architects will especially appreciate the winter contrast of dark reds and pinks, offering a refined alternative to the bold white of the Himalayan birch.

Flowers

Male catkins emerge with a warm honey hue at the beginning of spring. These are longer than the typical albosinensis varieties.

Resilience

A resilient tree that thrives in a variety of soil types, including chalk and clay. Capable of withstanding dry conditions, especially during the summer months.

Available As:

Semi-Mature, Super Semi-Mature, Multi-stem

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