Betula pubescens
DOWNY BIRCH, WHITE BIRCH
Betulaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 2-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, clay, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
10m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, Russia, UK

Other Botanical Names: Betula alba, B. ambigua, B. andreji, B. asplenifolia, B. aurea, B. baicalia, B. broccembergensis, B. callosa, B. canadensis, B. celtiberica, B. concinna, B. coriifolia, B. dalecarlica, B. friesii, B. glabra, B. glauca, B. hackelii, B. jacutica, B. krylovii, B. laciniata, B. lenta, B. lucida, B. macrostachya, B. nigricans, B. odorata var. alpigena, B. ovata, B. pontica, B. populifolia, B. rotundata, B. sajanensis, B. sokolowii, B. subarctica, B. tomentosa, B. torfacea

Other Common Names: Hairy Birch, Mountain Birch

 
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Betula pubescens
DOWNY BIRCH, WHITE BIRCH
Betulaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 2-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, clay, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
10m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: mid green

Bark & Stems: grey-tan


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental, formal & contemporary designs

Uses: shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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