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Betula utilis var jacquemontii 'Wakehurst Place Chocolate'
Betula utilis var jacquemontii 'Wakehurst Place Chocolate'
Betula utilis var jacquemontii 'Wakehurst Place Chocolate'
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Description

Available Autumn 2017 - A rare birch with beautiful, chocolate coloured bark once established and best when planted to contrast with other nearby silver birch or a light backdrop.

An excellent hardy, medium sized, specimen tree with unusual coloured bark.

Looking for a similar birch? Try Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Dark Ness'

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at sales@bluebellnursery.com or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when available.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous (moderate if grown as a multi-stemmed tree)
  • Habit: Small or medium sized tree with a slender habit.
    • Height: 15 m (50 ft)
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft)
  • Notes: For best effect, the bark should be scrubbed gently with a hand brush and water once a year. This removes any green algae or grime and helps to restore the colour. Bark colour can take 2 - 4 years to develop.

 


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