Betula utilis 'Dark Ness'
(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)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Medium (8m - 15m)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Windy
- Special Features
- Rare and Unusual, Ornamental Bark