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Betula lenta

Common Name(s):
Sweet birch
Category:
Trees
Height:
40-55 ft.
Flower:
3- to 4-in. male catkins
Zones:
3-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil, but does well in dry, sandy, and clay soils
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Pyramidal and dense in youth; irregular, rounded habit with age; wide-spreading crown
Width:
35-45 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2.5- to 6-inch, alternate, simple leaves; golden-yellow fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1919

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