Prunus serrula

Prunus serrula

Habitat: For best results grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Incorporate plenty of oganic matter such as well-rotted manure in the planting hole when planting. Cut back any dead, diseased or branches in summer. Distribution: Native of W....
Betula utilis jacquemontii

Betula utilis jacquemontii

Habitat: Plant in a location with fertile soil that is moist, but has good drainage. Distribution: Betula utilis is native to the Himalayas where it was discovered by Joseph Hooker in 1849. B. utilis var. jacquemontii is a variety from the western Himalayas (Kashmir...
Betula populifolia x crimson frost

Betula populifolia x crimson frost

Habitat: Best grown in moist, acidic, sandy or rocky, well-drained loams in full sun to part shade. Best foliage color occurs in full sun, but plants appreciate some afternoon part shade in areas that experience hot summers. Distribution: Hybrid Cultivation: This tree...
Betula pendula (silver birch)

Betula pendula (silver birch)

Habitat: B. pendula is suitable for light, medium and heavy soils. The plant can tolerates strong winds but not exposure from salt laden winds. Distribution: The silver birch grows can be found  from western Europe eastwards Mongolia and China, and southwards to the...
Betula papyrifera (paper birch)

Betula papyrifera (paper birch)

Habitat: Usually found in moist well-drained soils in rich woodland environments. Distribution: Native to North America, from Alaska eastwards across Canada to Quebec and Nova Scotia and southwards to the US states of Washington, Montana, Missouri, New England and New...
Betula nigra (the river birch)

Betula nigra (the river birch)

Habitat: Usually found in moist well-drained soils in rich woodland environments. Distribution: The primary range of river birch is the southeastern quarter of the United States from eastern Texas and southeastern Iowa to Virginia and northern Florida. Cultivation:...
Betula alleghaniensis

Betula alleghaniensis

Habitat: Usually found in moist well-drained soils in rich woodland environments. Distribution: Eastern North America including the Great Lakes area and across to Ontario and Newfoundland and south to Maine. Cultivation: The preference is full or partial sun, moist...
Acer palmatum bloodgood

Acer palmatum bloodgood

Habitat: Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in part shade. Distribution: Garden hybrid Height: Expect an approximate height of 4 metres. Culture: Attractive foliage with burgundy red coloring turns brilliant scarlet in autumn. Interesting...
Acer griseum

Acer griseum

Habitat: Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Distribution: Central China Height: Expect an approximate height and spread of 5 x 4 metres in 20 years.  Tends to grow between 15cm and 30cm per year. Culture: This small...
Acer fabri

Acer fabri

Habitat: Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. . Distribution: Central and eastern China and Vietnam. Height: 18 metres. Canopy around 5 metres. Culture: It is important to note that this species is evergreen and...
Acer davidii

Acer davidii

Habitat: Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in part shade. It prefers acidic soils but can adapt to other soil types. Plants do not perform well in a hot and humid  environment. Distribution: Western and central China. Height: 10 to 15 metres...