Betula utilis jacquemontii is a West Himalayan Birch that has a distinct, thin, white bark that was historically used for writing Sanskrit texts.
The bright white bark of this elegant himalayan birch tree peels each year, revealing the next layer of perfectly accentuated by lenticels lines. Its delicate, dark green foliage turn golden yellow in autumn. It also produces yellowy green catkins in May.
This medium sized Birch tree is available as both a standard specimen tree and a multi-stem and is suited to a wide range of planting schemes.
Betula utilis Jacquemontii is a very versatile tree which is tolerant of most soil types and can be planted effectively as a single focal specimen or in groups to exaggerate the effect of the gleaming white bark.
Ideal Conditions: Grows well in most soils, prefers a sunny location
Maximum Height: 20 metres