Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Grayswood Ghost'
Description: Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Grayswood Ghost' is a striking form that produces bright white bark and upright branches. The large glossy green leaves appear in the spring alongside the yellowish-brown catkins followed by golden-yellow autumn colours. One of the best white barked selections available that's perfect for growing as a specimen tree for it's fantastic winter interest!
History: Propagated from a tree in Grayswood Hill, Surrey. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.
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