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

Betula utilis 'Dark Ness'

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(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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  • 2 litre pot (2-3 years old, 100-125 cm tall)

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(flat fee for any number of plants
by courier to most of the UK*)

Standard: £7.95
Priority: £15
Click & Collect: 5% discount

*Surcharges apply for delivery to Highlands & Islands.
Standard shipping is shown as default
this can be changed during checkout.

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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
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