Betula 'Fetisowii' at Bute Park

Betula 'Fetisowii' 0

Betula 'Fetisowii'
early February 2016

Betula 'Fetisowii' 1

Betula 'Fetisowii'
late May 2016

Grid reference ST 17769 76749
Common name Central Asian hybrid birch
Origin Central Asia
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2015
Tag 2118
Missing old tag 688
Planted 1994/5
Height 18M November 2015
Girth 124cm November 2015
Reference 337
Blown over in high wind January 2018

This tree is north west of Blackfriars.

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark

Betula 'Fetisowii' bark
May 2016

Betula 'Fetisowii' leaf

Betula 'Fetisowii' leaves & catkins
late May 2016

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.