Betula costata 'Daleside'
Description: Betula costata 'Daleside' is a variety which creates smooth, white creamy bark is comparable to the best of white utilis forms. Peels in large sheets, revealing the under-layer. Dark green leaves appear during the spring alongside the long green catkins that turn yellowish-brown.
History: Selected from a beautiful seedling at Daleside Nursery in Harrogate.
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