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Betula costata Daleside
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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

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
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune