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Betula utilis var jacquemontii


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Common Name(s):

  • West Himalayan Birch
  • Himalayan Birch
  • Birch
  • Silver Birch
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Product Description

One of the loveliest birches, with brilliant white bark on the trunk and larger branches. This vigorous, broadly conical/pyramidal, deciduous tree, bears green diamond-shaped leaves which turn yellow in autumn. Yellow-brown male catkins to 12cm long open in early spring

Full Tree Specifications

Mature Size: medium

Flowering Period: spring

Time to maturity: 20-30 years

Habit / Shape: conical / pyramidal

Flower colour: brown yellow

Weather exposure: happy anywhere

Foliage colour:

  • green
  • yellow

Season of Interest:

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Soil Moisture:

  • moist but well-drained soil
  • well-drained soil
  • dry soil

Soil acidity/alkalinity: happy anywhere

Bark colour: white bark

Soil Type:

  • chalk
  • clay
  • I don't have a clue
  • loam
  • sand


  • full sun
  • partial shade


  • happy anywhere

Tree features:

  • attractive bark
  • autumn leaf colour

Possible pests, diseases, problems:

  • Sawflies
  • aphids
  • leaf-mining sawflies
  • rust
  • leaf spot


  • anniversary
  • Christening
  • christmas
  • engagement
  • memorial
  • valentines
  • wedding

Common Name(s):

  • Birch
  • West Himalayan Birch
  • Himalayan Birch
  • Silver Birch

  • Regular watering is essential from Spring until Autumn
  • Check monthly that tree has not rocked
  • Loosen and re tie tree ties annually
  • Keep weed free, and mulch annually