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Betula Fetisowii
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Betula 'Fetisowii'

Birch

Description: Betula 'Fetisowii' is a lovely hybrid, slow growing and graceful birch. Selected for it's peeling, cream chalk-white bark extending up the trunk to the branches. Can be suitable for the smaller garden, forming a narrow-headed tree. Attractive oval-shaped glossy green leaves appear during the spring which turn into a display of stunning, rich yellow autumn colours.

History: Originated Central Asia.

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 Yellow Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
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