BETULA utilis ssp. jacquemontii

Commonly known as Himalayan birch

Beautiful white bark especially when viewed in winter from a distance
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    ovate to oblong, tapered, dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long turning yellow in autumn.
  • Height
    18m (60ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Variable tree with a graceful, open habit and peeling bark. Yellow-brown male catkins to 12cm (5in) long in early spring.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Dappled shade.

BETULA utilis ssp. jacquemontii

 
H/Std £75.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
Due to limitations imposed by couriers, taller items
might have to pruned to reduce height prior to dispatch.

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Named for French botanist Victor Jacquemont (1801-32). Wildlife plant - insects, birds
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Birch borers, birch leaf mining sawfly, aphids, birch rust, mildew, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Himalayas.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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18m (60ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of BETULA utilis ssp. jacquemontii

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BETULA utilis ssp. jacquemontii 'Grayswood Ghost'

'Grayswood Ghost'

Birch

brillliant white bark and glossy leaves

 
Whip
£35.00 each 
H/Std
£75.00 each 

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