Betula pendula ‘Dalecarlica’ Betula

Betula

Description: Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica', also known as Swedish Birch is a tall, slender, graceful tree with delicately arched branches. The bright green cut are quite unique, with their feather-like appearance that turn to strong yellow in the autumn. Drooping branchlets. The glistening white bark provides winter interest and fissures with age.

History: Discovered in Sweden in 1967. Named after the Swedish province of Dalarna.

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: Upright
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Do not prune
  • Drought tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • M Size: Medium
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Attractive bark
  • Autumn colour
  • Open space planting
  • Wet tolerant

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