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Betula grossa

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: Peeling dark gray bark; knobbly catkins

Uses: Winter silhouette Woodland gardens

Zones: 5-9

Description: Native to Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku in Japan, this tree reaches a height of 70 ft (21 m), with a spread of 30 ft (9 m). The dark gray bark peels in small curls and, not unlike some cherry trees, is smooth in young trees while grooved dark gray-brown in o

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Aromatic foliage





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