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Betula kirghisorum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: Whitish bark; leaves with prominent brown veins

Uses: Autumn foliage Winter silhouette

Zones: 6-9

Description: This Central Asian birch was first described from the region of Kazakhstan north of the Aral Sea. Its name might suggest that it comes from present-day Kyrgyzstan further to the southeast, though the epithet actually means ?of the Kirghiz (people)?. It is

Growth Habit: Conical with ascending branches

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