West Himalayan Birch

Betula utilis var jacquemontii

West Himalayan Birch - Betula utilis var jacquemontii  West Himalayan Birch - Betula utilis var jacquemontii  West Himalayan Birch - Betula utilis var jacquemontii

Common Name: West Himalayan Birch
Genus: Betula
Species: utilis var jacquemontii

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting bark, Provides winter colour, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 18.00 m (1800 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 10.00 m (1000 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Brown, Yellow
Foliage Colour: Green, YellowFlowering Period: March

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Attractive bright white bark, dark green leaves which turn yellow in autumn and yellowy brown catkins in spring. An elegant tree that is perfect for all gardens, large or small. It can be grown as a specimen in the lawn, grown in a group in a woodland or just planted as a feature in the garden border.

Garden Care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting, incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting and stake well.


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