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Himalayan Birch Large Trees

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Misc Wildlife Value
Shade Partial Shade
Area Exposed Windy Areas, Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Poor/Dry, Wet
Type Screening
Also Good Autumn Colour, Beautiful Bark, Seedheads

Betula utilis jacquemontii (Standard)

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  Buy 3 or more bareroot trees and save

SIZES 1-2 3-910+
175/200 cm Bareroot Out of Stock - Unavailable this year £39.60Out of Stock - Unavailable this year£35.64Out of Stock - Unavailable this year£31.68
200/250 cm Bareroot Stock = 2 £46.80Stock = 2 £43.20Stock = 2 £39.60
6/8cm Girth Standard. Bareroot Out of Stock - Unavailable this year £66.00Out of Stock - Unavailable this year£61.20Out of Stock - Unavailable this year£57.60
8/10cm Girth Standard. Bareroot Stock = 3 £82.80Stock = 3 £76.80Stock = 3 £74.40
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Betula Jacquemontii

Himalayan birch, Betula utilis Jacquemontii, is an elegant, medium-sized tree with beautiful white bark. It will grow on most soils apart from chalk and it is well suited to urban sites. Himalayan birch trees can reach a height of about 15-20 metres.

Browse our variety of birch tree or see our full range of ornamental trees.

How Standard Trees are Measured:
All the plants in the ornamental trees section are graded as standards, which means that they are measured by their girth in centimetres 1 metre above ground level (basically, their trunk's waist measurement). They aren't measured by their height, which will vary. So, a 6/8 standard has a trunk with a circumference of 6-8 centimetres and an 8/10 standard has a trunk 8-10 centimetres around. This measurement makes no difference to the tree's final height.
Standard trees are 2 - 3.5 metres tall (on average) when they arrive. We cannot tell you precisely how tall your trees will be before we deliver them.

General description of Himalayan birch trees:

The smooth, almost pure white bark is the main attraction of Himalayan birch. Unlike a native birch tree, the bark on the trunk of a Himalayan birch will stay smooth and bright when it is mature. In spring, the tree makes long catkins that provide early season pollen for bees. The autumn leaf colour is a pale, warm yellow that contrasts nicely with the white bark.

History & uses of Betula utilis Jacquemontii

Himalayan birch's native range is centred on Nepal and the first trees were introduced to Britain in the 1880's. It has been extensively cultivated and the trees that you buy from our nursery are grafted, not grown from seed. Birch is a pioneer species: it is fast growing, relatively short-lived, and thrives on sunny, poorly fertile sites.

  • Small Box

    Small box

    (Orders containing only seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Standard box

    (Bareroots up to
    1.2m)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Large box

    (Pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £100 inc VAT

  • Trees & Hedging

    (Bareroot plants and trees
    over 1.2 metres in height)

    £18.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £120 inc VAT

  • Pallets

    (Root balls, large pots,
    trees etc)

    £60.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £240 inc VAT


Bareroot planting is best done between October and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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