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Himalayan birch

Betula utilis "Cacao"
Description
Large, broad, deciduous tree (H 15-18 m, W 8-10 m). Crown ovate to rounded, eventually irregular. Bark coppery brown to pink-brown, it peels off decoratively in strips. Branches upright to open. Leaves ovate to lanceolate (6-12 cm), with a long pointed tip, with a slightly serrate margin, dark green, autumn colour yellow. Flowers tiny, in hanging yellow-green inflorescence, catkins. Flowering period: April. Undemanding tree, adaptable to different soils, withstands occasional drought and urban conditoins.
Sunny shady position

Plants for destinctively sunny sites need and tolerate a lot of direct sun radiation (eg. roses, even more spurge (euphorbia myrsinites) , sea buckthorn, sedum, most of rock-garden plants, cactuses etc). Mostly, but not necessarily, these plants can also tolerate drought. Roses need more water and noursihments and rich, deep, fetile soil, while white stonecrop survives more weeks in dry soil without rain or watering and can grow normally in poor, sandy soil as well.

Conifer deciduous tree with plant

Decidious have woody stems (i. e. tree trunk and branches) and are also called woody plants or trees. Leaves are normally broad, soft and thin.

Deciduous evergreen plant partially true

The plant develops new leaves or needles every spring, which dropp off in autumn. Herbaceous plants can die completely in above ground section and grow back in the spring.

Presumed strength

Plant can in otherwise appropriate environment survive cold down to - 23 °C.

Soil humidity

Porous or dry soils are normally light and loose, there is no stagnant water but relatively quickly flows in deeper layers; such ground are more airy and warmer, yet drier and usually contain less humus and for such undergrowth it is often to for drought to appear (e. g. rockgardens, walls, by paths and roads, on gravel, also on gravel surface in towns and close to buildings ...), plants of such undergrowth need well-drained soil, they tolerate drought but cannot tolerate constant moisture or even flooding.

Growth shape

Woody plant, normally with a remarkable tree trunk and a tree top. May have several stems - multistemmed tree. The tree top may be of different shapes, dense or thin, symetric or uneven. Most trees reach a height of more than 3 metres.

Durability R
Among described plants in this category we marked those, which are particulary resistant (to various environmental conditions), do not require much maintanance and thereby suitable fot planting in public areas.
Autumn colorfulness
Leaves or needles of many deciduos plants change colour in autumn before falling mostly to yellow, orange and red shades. Distinctive autumn red or similar colouration may also appear in some evergreen plants, which leaves/needels do not fall off in autumn. Autumn coloration depends on general condition of a plant, maintanance, weather and site. Usually leaves colour more intensely if dry autumn and if differences between day and night temperatures are greater, as well as on dry, sandy soils with less nitrogen. Among grown ornamental plants there are numerous varieties with especially intense or diverse autumn colour than by the basic species.
Betula utilis 'Cacao'® C1/P13
Betula utilis 'Cacao'® C1/P13
SKU W.2688473
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Delivery date: expected up to 7 days after receiving the goods
Delivery: Orders from Thursday 0:00 a.m. to Wednesday 11:59 p.m. next week are with us until Saturday the week after that
Partner stock:
Informational stock: 1250
33.90 € /PART
30.96 € Excluding tax
Products specifications
Attribute name Attribute value
Position/Location Sun
Plant Type Deciduous tree
Basic leaf colour
 
Height of growth trees large - 15 m and more
Fruit edibility no
Hibernation winter hardy -18 to -23 °C
Blossom season/time April
Jesenska barvitost Da
Moisture/Humidity dry soil
Basic leaf / needles colour
 
Deciduous / Evergreen deciduous tree
Width of growth width 10 m and more
Durability Yes
Fruit blossom period/season ne

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