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Betula utilis var. jacquemontii (West Himalayan birch)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
15m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
8m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

Other names: West Himalayan birch, Kashmir birch , Whitebarked Himalayan birch, Betula jacquemontii, Jacquemonti Birch

Genus: Betula Betula

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: Brown, Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Habit: Conical

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Bark borer , Caterpillars , Leaf-mining sawflies Aphids , Bark borer , Caterpillars , Leaf-mining sawflies

Specific diseases: Honey fungus , Leaf spot , Birch rust , Powdery mildew Honey fungus , Leaf spot , Birch rust , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Grafting, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name: Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

Other names: West Himalayan birch, Kashmir birch , Whitebarked Himalayan birch, Betula jacquemontii, Jacquemonti Birch

Genus: Betula Betula

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: Brown, Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Habit: Conical

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Bark borer , Caterpillars , Leaf-mining sawflies

Specific diseases: Honey fungus , Leaf spot , Birch rust , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Grafting, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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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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