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
1-year Betula utilis jacquemontii tree - bare root
2-year Betula utilis jacquemontii tree - in a 12L pot
Multi-stem (Multi-stem) Betula utilis jacquemontii tree - in a 12L pot
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.
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
- Attractive features:
Attractive bark Autumn foliage colour
- Height 10 years:
5m-10m / 16ft-33ft
- Growth habit:
- Growth rate:
- Site conditions:
Occasional flooding Occasional drought
Prefers full sun
Do not prune
- Disease resistance:
- Gardening skill:
Suitable for beginners
- Leaf colour:
- Leaf colour - autumn:
- Annual cycle:
- Betula utilis jacquemontii