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Betula litwinowii

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: White bark; yellow autumn color

Uses: Winter silhouette Autumn foliage

Zones: 5-9

Description: Not very well known in gardens, Betula litwinowii is native to the Caucasus region, ranging from the far south of Russia through Georgia and into northern Turkey. It grows in spruce and fir forests at altitudes of around 6,000 ft (1,800 m). Growing

Growth Habit: Pendulous habit

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