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Asian White Birch
Betula platyphylla
Asian White Birch form in winter
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease

Insect Damage


Bronze birch borercan attack this tree.
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 7 
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Mature Height: 40-50 Feet
Features: White bark; yellow fall color.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; best in moist, well drained soils; tolerates more heat than other white-barked birches.
Mature Form: Pyramidal; usually multi-trunked
Native To: China
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Use for: Massing.Massing
Patio
Screen
Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Yellow
 
Additional Notes:

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