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Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

Also called Himalayan Birch


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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

  • Upright, open, pyramidal, branching habit
  • Gleaming white, smooth bark
  • Ovate, serrated, green foliage, turns golden in the fall
  • An excellent tree with a brilliant white, bark colour
  • Male catkins on ends of branches
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

5

Height:

9-12 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Green
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Jacquemontii Birch Growing and Maintenance Tips

It has the whitest bark of all the birch cultivars, making it an excellent specimen, showing well at any time of the year.


Betula utilis var. jacquemontii Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

Betula pendula 'Gracilis'

Betula pendula 'Gracilis'

Cutleaf Weeping Birch

Betula papyrifera

Betula papyrifera

Paper Birch