Betula alleghaniensis

Betula alleghaniensis

Yellow Birch

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Largest species of birch in North America. Native to eastern North America. 


Hardiness Zone: Zone 3
Light Requirements: Full sun, Partial sun
Height: 20 m to 25 m
Spread: 12 m to 15 m
Soil Requirements: Prefers acidic, moist, rich, well-drained loams. Sensitive to heat, drought and soil compaction. Must be kept moist. 
Bloom Time Early spring
Female catkins are green, male catkins are green becoming purple-yellow
Foliage: Dense, pyramidal habit when young, develops a rounded crown when mature. Leaves are narrowly ovate, serrated, dark green and turn bright yellow in the fall. Bark is shiny and yellow-grey, becoming more reddish brown with age. Twigs have a wintergreen scent when crushed.
Landscaping Ideas:
Specimen, woodland gardens
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