Betula utilis 'Dark Ness' - bark colour
  • Betula utilis 'Dark Ness' - handsome winter bark
  • Betula utilis 'Dark Ness' - bark colour
  • Betula utilis 'Dark Ness' - specimen tree

Betula utilis 'Dark Ness'

£35.00

(Himalayan Birch) A handsome birch, Betula utilis var jacquemontii 'Dark Ness' develops glossy dark brown bark with white lenticels once established.

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A handsome birch, Betula utilis var jacquemontii 'Dark Ness' develops glossy dark brown bark with white lenticels once established. A small to medium sized slender, upright tree originally selected at Ness Botanic Garden.

Best growth rate and habit once established if planted in a position with plenty of sun.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Dark Ness' grows to be a small or eventually medium sized, slender tree.
    • Height: approx 10- 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
    • Spread: 8 - 10 m (32 ft)
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Rare and Unusual, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems

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