Specie: Betula schmidtii
Planting Season: Deciduous
Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)
Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture
Features: Dark brown scaly bark; leaves light green; catkins erect
Uses: Specimen tree
Description: Capable of growing to 100?ft (30?m) tall, though usually far shorter, this native of Japan, Korea and nearby parts of China has a heavy trunk with scaly, dark brown bark that is furrowed into large plates. Its leaves are quite a light green shade, 11/2?3?
Growth Habit: Conical habit with heavy trunk