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Zones: 2 to 6
Mature Height: 50-70 feet
Mature Spread: 30-40 feet
This species has excellent Fall colour. The bark on the trunk is white with black fissures. Larger branches display showy bright white bark. It will cast a light shade and is considered to be a good lawn tree. The tips of the branches turn downward giving the tree a soft and graceful outline. Quite widely grown.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the European White Birch has a fast growth rate. It grows up to 70 feet in height and 40 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 2 to 6. Prefers moist, acidic soil that is sandy, loam or clay.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: None required
Stratification: Cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: Requires light for germination, surface sow and keep moist
Other: Natural fall, spring or early summer sowing in mulched beds
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 80 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.