Betula 'Fetisowii' #1 at Cathays Cemetery

Betula 'Fetisowii' 0

Betula 'Fetisowii'
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' 1

Betula 'Fetisowii'
late May2021

Grid reference ST 18071 78353
Common name Central Asian hybrid birch
Origin Central Asia
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2021
Map section Y
Planted by Malcolm Frazer c.1995
Height 11M march 2021
Girth 126cm @ 0.6M March 2021
Reference 651

This at the south end, tree is beside the path and opposite Robert Street.

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark1

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark2

Betula 'Fetisowii' peeling bark
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkin1

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkins
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' leaf1

Betula 'Fetisowii' leaves
late May 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkin2

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkin
late May 2021

General tree description

Betula 'Fetisowii' is a medium sized, slender tree that grows up to about 20 metres. It is especially notable for its peeling chalk-white bark.