Posted in January 2010

Winter Birch Bark

Winter Birch Bark

Birches are for me the ultimate tree for winter. Stripped of their leaves they can display their beautiful papery bark that is irresistable to touch. I photographed this pink and grey birch recently at The Cambridge Botanic Gardens. It’s a Chinese Paper Birch (Betula albosinensis var. septentrionalis) and planted in the full winter sun it’s … Continue reading