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Betula albosinensis

Classification

Order: Fagales
   Family: Betulaceae
            Genus: Betula
                        Specie: Betula albosinensis

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: Autumn foliage; gray to red-brown bark; yellow-brown catkins

Uses: Specimen tree Woodland tree Winter silhouette

Zones: 6-9

Description: Native to the northwest Chinese provinces in southwestern Sichuan, Gansu and Shaanxi, this birch reaches a height of 80 ft (24 m) and a spread of 30 ft (9 m). The new bark is gray-cream turning to orange or red-brown. The egg-shaped leaves, up to 21?2 in

Growth Habit: Conical habit

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