Common Name: Himalayan birch
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Moist, Sandy
Flowering period: April to April
A favourite multi-purpose tree, the Himalayan birch looks stunning all year round. Pendulous catkins appear in spring, with the mid-green foliage of summer turning gold in autumn. It lights up grey winter days with peeling strips of papery bark, varying from creamy-white through to copper and brown.
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