Botanical name: Betula utilis var. jacquemontii
Other names: West Himalayan birch, Kashmir birch , Whitebarked Himalayan birch, Betula jacquemontii, Jacquemonti Birch
Species: B. utilis var. jacquemontii - B. utilis var. jacquemontii is a variable, deciduous tree with peeling, white bark, ovate to oblong, tapered, glossy dark green leaves which turn yellow in autumn and yellow-brown male catkins in early spring.
Betula utilis var. jacquemontii is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow, Brown, Insignificant or absent in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
Propagation methods: Grafting, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Betula utilis var. jacquemontii (West Himalayan birch) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Foliage only, Woodland
Cultivation: Grows well in a wide range of soils and situations but prefers moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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