Organic Northern European Birch Seeds

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Medium tree with open, conical crown of slender branches reaching nearly to the ground

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Northern European Birch Betula Platyphylla European White Birch, Silver Birch, Polish Birch, Bonn Birch

Description: Medium tree with open, conical crown of slender branches reaching nearly to the ground; more often a clump of several slightly leaning trunks from an old stump or a central point. Forms a very nice pyramidal form from young to older growth. USDA Zone: 2b-9a Height: 40 to 50 feet Spread: 10 to 30 feet Diameter: 1 - 2.75 feet Leaves: 2.5-3" (5-7.5 cm) long, 1 1/2-2 1/2" (4-6 cm) wide. Triangular, tapering from near base to long-pointed tip; sharply and doubly saw-toothed; usually with 4-8 veins on each side; leafstalks slender, with black gland-dots. Shiny dark green above, paler with tufts of hairs along midvein beneath; turning pale yellow in autumn. Bark: White, non-peeling bark that turns black with age. Twigs: Grayish-White, slender, with warty gland-dots. Flowers: Tiny; in early spring. Male yellowish, with 2 stamens, many in long drooping catkins near tip of twigs. Female greenish, in short upright catkins back of tip of same twig. Cones: 3/4-1 1/4" (2-3 cm) long; cylindrical, brownish, spreading, short-stalked; with many hairy scales and hairy 2-winged nutlets; maturing in autumn. Growth Rate: Medium to fast Soil: Dry to moist, sandy, loamy, to clayey soils. Acid soil is best, but not mandatory. Sun: Full sunlight, will tolerate shaded positions. Habitat: Dry barren uplands, also on moist soils, in mixed woodlands. Oval, often multitrunked

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