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Betula insignis ssp. fansipanensis - FMWJ13149

Pot Size: 3 litre
Price: £40.00
It was John Hillier that commented on one of his visits to our growing fields, that it has the best foliage of any species. Which is hardly surprising when you become acquainted with this subspecies, as they are bronzy from spring through to autumn on a handsome leaf to-boot. Ultimately growing to a sizeable tree with grey exfoliating bark with glandular villous branchlets. Bearing ovate conspicuously laterally veined serrated leaves to 12 × 5.5cm, papery in texture. With terminal reddish cylindrical catkins held upright when ripe late summer into autumn. From one of our seed collection gathered in a remote valley on our way to Phansipu northern Vietnam in 2011. Best grown in a fertile soil with some moisture retention in either sun or shade, protecting from severe cold.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Betulaceae) Betula insignis ssp. fansipanensis FMWJ13149
Group Colour Blooms Size
Tree Red Spring, summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Normal Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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