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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: Yellow autumn foliage; white bark

Uses: Specimen tree Winter silhouette Group plantings

Zones: 2-8

Description: From northern Europe, this deciduous tree is a valued timber species and may reach 80 ft (24 m). It is commonly found in pure stands on poor soils. In autumn the foliage turns clear yellow and in winter the tree is especially appreciated for its elegant a

Growth Habit: Pendulous arching habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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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