Monarch Birch Tree

Monarch Birch Tree

Monarch Birch Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Betula maximowicziana
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 6
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; tolerates urban conditions
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal to rounded
Height:   40 to 50'
Weight:   -
Leaf:   3 to 6" alternate, simple, dark green leaves; yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   4 to 6" male catkins in groups of 2 to 4
Comments:    Reddish brown young branches mature to gray or whitish; bark splits into sheets
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --