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BETULA utilis ssp. jacquemontii 'Grayswood Ghost'

Commonly known as Birch

Brillliant white bark and glossy leaves
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Ovate to oblong, tapered, glossy, dark green leaves to 12cm (5in) long turning yellow in autumn
  • Height
    18m (60ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Graceful tree with an open habit and peeling bark. Yellow-brown male catkins to 12cm (5in) long
  • 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 'Grayswood Ghost'

 
Whip £35.00 each 
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
H/Std £70.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, birds
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Birch borers, birch leaf mining sawfly, aphids, birch rust, mildew, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    China, Himalayas, garden origin, Haslemere, Surrey. 1956.
  • 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.

    RHS group 1
  • 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)
 

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