White Barked Himalayan Birch


White Barked Himalayan Birch

Betula utilis jacquemontii
Height up to 18 m
Natural range: Western Himalayas

Planted for its beautiful, ornamental, intensive white, peeling bark. Fairly rare. The scientific name ‘utilis’ refers to the tree being useful for many things including using the bark to write on.

While here compare this tree with our native silver birch.

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