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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: Dull white to pale brown bark; pendulous catkins in spring

Uses: Specimen tree Winter silhouette

Zones: 2-9

Description: Native to Europe, northern Asia, Greenland and Iceland, this conical tree reaches 70 ft (21 m) in height and 30 ft (9 m) in spread. It has dull white to pale brown bark peeling in strips, with conspicuous horizontal lenticels. The mid-green leaves, 21?2 i

Growth Habit: Conical habit


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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