White Spire Birch Betula platyphylla japonica White Spire

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Botanical Name:

Betula platyphylla japonica White Spire broken strobiles

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Betula

Species:

platyphylla

Variety:

japonica

Cultivar:

White Spire

Common Name:

White Spire Birch

Height:
30-40 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

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  • Betula platyphylla japonica White Spire

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Add moisture, mix seed with very fine peat or sand.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: requires light for germination, surface sow and keep moist.
Other: stratification may be used instead of surface sowing, it is better to surface sow if possible.
In a Nutshell:
* The parent is a vigorous cultivar said to be more resistant to birch borers and tolerant to heat.
* This deciduous tree has bark that is white and does not exfoliate (peel off).
* The glossy green foliage turns yellow in the fall. more...
Other:

This seed is in the form of broken strobiles (seed mixed with strobile scales).