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Betula utilis jacquemontii

Betula utilis jacquemontii

This is the Himalayan White Birch, named for its smooth white bark.

The leaves are dark-green, turning yellow in the autumn.

Betula utilis jacquemontii birch trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £32.95
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £59.00
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Order now for delivery from October 2021 for pot grown trees or December onwards for bare-root trees. Mixed pot grown and bare-root trees orders will be sent out from December onwards.


How to grow

The bark on young trees is initially light brown, this peels away to reveal the characteristic white or cream bark underneath as the tree matures.

History

More correctly known as Betula utilis var. jacquemontii, the jacquemontii form of the Himalayan birch species is native to the western reaches of the Himalayas, west of Nepal. Betula utilis seems to originate further east.

Betula utilis jacquemontii characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive barkAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningDo not prune
  • Growth rateFast
  • Site conditionsOccasional floodingOccasional drought
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • BarkWhite
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years. We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

Betula utilis jacquemontii

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