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Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

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white-barked Himalayan birch

 
FAMILY Betulaceae (Birch Family)
RANGE Nepal & northern India
HABIT Tree
LANDSCAPE USES Often cited as having the whitest bark of any birch, this deciduous tree from Himalayan slopes in India and Nepal can indeed be beautiful. Seed grown trees may have variable bark however, and some cultivated forms have even been selected for glossy, mahogany-brown bark. Once thought to be resistant to bronze birch borer, a serious pest in the eastern United States, Himalayan white birch has proven to be susceptible to this insect which burrows into the trunks of trees and evenutally kills them.
GROWTH FORM Upright
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
HARDINESS USDA Zone 5 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SOIL Moist but well drained, chalk, clay, sand, loam, acid alkilie, neutral
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun | Partial shade
FLOWERS Yellow; brown; green (Male; male; female)
FOLIAGE COLOR Green | Yellow (In fall)
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Bark | Winter Interest

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white-barked Himalayan birch

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5 Plant Locations Were Found

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1 782/2003*A 2003 Ross Conifer Arboretum-Pines
2 782/2003*D 2003 Ross Conifer Arboretum/Firs/HGC
3 782/2003*E 2003 Perennial Garden - Fall Room, Bed 1
4 782/2003*F 2003 Perennial Garden - Fall Room, Bed 2
5 337/2014*A 2014 Home Gardening Center - Rodney White Country Garden

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