Betula ‘Fetisowii’ Betula

Betula

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

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Do not prune
  • Drought tolerant
  • M Size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Attractive bark
  • Wet tolerant

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