Betula jacquemontii

Botanical Name: Betula jacquemontii/Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

Phonetic: be-Tool-uh Jock-mon-TEE-eye

Common Name(s): Himalayan Birch

Family: Betulaceae
Origin: Western China
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type: Ovate, double-serrate                                  
Leaf Color: Yellow-green to green
Fall Color: Colorful golden
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): Yellowish brown (male), green (female)

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 5-6
Growth Rate: Fast                                             
Height: 30-40 Feet
Spread: 18-25 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium to high
Soil: Well-drained sandy or rocky loam
Pest: Birch borer, birch leaf miner, aphids, birch skeletonizer, canker

Features: High maintenance, open pyramidal habit, exceptionally white bark
Uses: Woodland style gardens, rain gardens, small landscape tree, specimen, massing

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