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Trees

BETULA lenta
Common Name: Birch, Black

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 3 Foliage: Green
Height: 40-60' Fall Foliage: Golden Yellow
Width / Spread: 20-30' Flower: Not Showy
Habit: Pyramidal Flower Season:
Sun Requirements: Full/Partial Fruit: Catkin
Uses: Creates Shade
Naturalizing
Woodland Planting
Tolerance: Disease Resistant
Native

Description:
Pyramidal and dense when young, developing a broad spreading crown when mature. Stems smell of wintergreen when wounded. Glossy brown bark when young, becoming thick and platy with age. Finest golden-yellow fall color of all native birches. Resistant to Bronze Birch Borer. NATIVE.

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