Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'

Cut Leaf Birch

Tall tree with deeply cut, irregularly lobed leaves 4-8 cm long with a lanceolate central lobe. Leaf stalk longer than in species. ['Laciniata']

This cultivar was used in groups as a feature of the style of Victorian garden designer Edna Walling.

First found in S Sweden in the forest at Lilla Ornaes, Dalecarlien.

Vic:Colac (Colac Botanic Gardens); Dandenongs (RJ Hamer Arboretum, planted 1978).

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fagales
family       Betulaceae
genus        Betula L.
species         Betula pendula Roth