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Gray Birch

Betula populifolia

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Description

Family:
Betulaceae

Foliage: 
n/a

Native Locale:
Nova Scotia and Ontario to Delaware

Mature Height:
20 to 40 feet

Mature Width:
10 to 20 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 3 to 6(7)

Soil Preference:
Will grow on sandy, rocky, gravelly sites and also heavier soils; tolerates wet and dry conditions

Growth Habit:
Narrow, irregularly open, conical crown with slender branches ending in fine stems that are often pendulous; usually multi- stemmed tree in wild

Rate of Growth:
Medium to Fast; 2 feet per year over a 10 to 15 year period

Disease and Insect:
Leaf miner, cankers, more resistant to bronze birch borer

Landscape Value: 
n/a

Additional Notes:
n/a

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