The Plant Company

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01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 10/12cm girth

himalayan birch

Photo of Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 10/12cm girth


A lovely tree with very glossy green leaves that turn bright yellow in autumn. It is one of the best white-barked birches with glowing white, smooth bark and yellow catkins in spring. It is best grown as a specimen where the brilliant bark can been seen to its best effect.


  • Trees

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Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Winter interest
  • Autumn interest
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light dappled shade. Birches dont need much pruning, but you may want to remove any diseased or crossing branches. It is essential that any pruning work is carried out between late summer to mid winter as the sap will 'bleed' heavily at other times.


Size: Medium

Pot size: 40 litre

Eventual height: 1500cm

Eventual spread: 800cm


  • Light shade
  • Sun

Special conditions

  • Exposed