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alleghaniensis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: Yellow bark; autumn color; showy male catkins

Uses: Specimen tree Shade tree Winter silhouette

Zones: 4-9

Description: This birch, native from Newfoundland to Manitoba in Canada and south to Georgia in the USA, has peeling yellow or gray bark, often with curled edges, and grows to a height of 80 ft (24 m) and spread of 30 ft (9 m). Its young shoots are aromatic. The leave

Growth Habit: Spreading conical habit

Comments: Young shoots aromatic

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial





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