Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica' (Cut-Leaf Birch) - Deciduous

Size and Shape:

A medium sized, elegant deciduous tree, growing to a typical mature height of 11 metres with a spread of 6 metres.  The Cut-Leaf Birch has a narrowly pyramidal shape with branches growing upwards from the trunk, but drooping at the tips, giving this tree its graceful look.


Features:

Differing from other Birches, the feature of Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica' is its deeply lobed, lacy leaves.  Foliage is mid-green in colour, turning a golden yellow in Autumn.  The trunk features fine white bark.  Produces dappled shade.


Uses in the Landscape:

The Cut-Leaf Birch makes an elegant and graceful feature tree, but, like other birch varieties, also looks great in a group planting (usually odd numbered) to create an attractive grouping, or forest like vista.


Comments:

One of the first Birches to come into leaf in the Spring, this tree requires moderate watering and will grow well in most soils in a sunny to part shade position.  Adaptable to varied pH values.


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Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica' (Cut-Leaf Birch) - Deciduous

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