Sweet Birch Tree

Sweet Birch Tree

Sweet Birch Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Betula lenta
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well drained soil but does will in dry, sandy and clay soils
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal and dense in youth; irregular, rounded habit with age; wide spreading crown
Height:   40 to 55'
Weight:   35 to 45
Leaf:   2.5 to 6" alternate, simple leaves; golden yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   3 to 4" male catkins
Comments:    --
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --