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Betula pen Dalecarlica
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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

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Pendulous

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Open space planting Open space planting
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune