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Betula uti Parkwood

Betula utillis 'Park Wood'

Birch

Description: A strong-growing, upright tree with a light canopy, smooth, glossy, dark-chocolate bark and attractive glossy leaves

History: Name given to a tree growing at Hergest Croft Gardens in Herefordshire formally labelled var prattii.

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 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
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune