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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture

Features: Hairy twigs; erect catkins in spring

Uses: Shrub borders Habit contrast

Zones: 2-8

Description: Native to northeastern America, this small erect shrub grows to 3 ft (1 m) and in rare cases up to 15 ft (4.5 m). Its twigs are densely hairy. The leaves, green with whitish undersides, up to 11?4 in (30 mm) long, are rounded, elliptic or egg-shaped and a

Growth Habit: Erect habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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