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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: White to gray bark; leaves turn yellow in autumn; pendulous catkins

Uses: Specimen tree Winter silhouette Group plantings

Zones: 3-8

Description: This short-lived species is the North American version of the European silver birch and grows to a height of 30 ft (9 m) with a spread of 10 ft (3 m). Fast-growing and often multi-stemmed, it has a white to gray-white bark that becomes fissured at the bas

Growth Habit: Broad conical


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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