Betula utilis jacquemontii

Betula utilis jacquemontii
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  • Height 10 years: 5m-10m / 16ft-33ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Bark: White

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

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

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 trees for sale

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Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
1-year Betula utilis jacquemontii tree - bare root
4m-7m tall after 10 years
£18.95
Out of stock
2-year Betula utilis jacquemontii tree - in a 12L pot
4m-7m tall after 10 years
£49.95
Multi-stem (Multi-stem) Betula utilis jacquemontii tree - in a 12L pot
4m-7m tall after 10 years
£56.95
Out of stock

Prices include VAT if applicable.


What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. (Approx. girth: 6/8). Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Betula utilis jacquemontii


We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

Leaves may not be present during winter, and we may prune some shoots to fit the delivery carton. Size may vary during the season and between batches. The container (if supplied) is only used for transporting the tree, which should then be planted out in the garden or in a much larger patio planter (not all species are suitable for patio planting).

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.

Betula utilis jacquemontii characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive bark Autumn foliage colour
  • Height 10 years: 5m-10m / 16ft-33ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Vigour: Vigorous
  • Site conditions: Occasional flooding Occasional drought
  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun
  • Pruning: Do not prune
  • Disease resistance: Average
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners

Identification

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Bark: White

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