Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'
Description: Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica', also known as Swedish Birch is a tall, slender, graceful tree with delicately arched branches. The bright green cut are quite unique, with their feather-like appearance that turn to strong yellow in the autumn. Drooping branchlets. The glistening white bark provides winter interest and fissures with age.
History: Discovered in Sweden in 1967. Named after the Swedish province of Dalarna.
Betula Growing Tips: They will succeed on most soils with certain species happy even in wet sites. Although tolerant of chalk soils they will not reach a maximum size in these conditions. Best planted in a full sun position.
Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 6m x 4m