Betula 'Fetisowii' #2 at Cathays Cemetery

Betula 'Fetisowii' 0

Betula 'Fetisowii'
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' 1

Betula 'Fetisowii'
late May 2021

Grid reference ST 18056 78355
Common name Central Asian hybrid birch
Origin Central Asia
Deciduous Yes
Status Wales Champion 2021
Map section Y
Planted by Malcolm Frazer c.1995
Height 12M April 2021
Girth 104cm March 2021
Reference 648

In the southern section roughly level with Robert Street.

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark2

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkin1

Betula 'Fetisowii' winter male catkins
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkin2

Betula 'Fetisowii' winter male catins
mid March 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' leaf1

Betula 'Fetisowii' leaves
late May 2021

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkin3

Betula 'Fetisowii' catkins
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.