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Oskar

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Here is a Swedish special.
Should be fairly easy for any treeworker who has
spent some time in Sweden. Might be tougher for the
rest of you...

The tree
 

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Oskar

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Genus and species correct Craig,
but it's not a 'tristis', it's another cultivar.
The leaves are what gives it away.
I think they are quite beautiful.
 

Oskar

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Close enough Eric. It's actually a

Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'.

We call it "Ornäs birch" since it was found on a farm called Ornäs
in Sweden, 1767. The mother-tree fell over in a storm 1887.
It's been appointed "the national tree of sweden".
Sometimes confused with B. pendula 'Crispa'.
 
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