Yellow Birch Betula alleghaniensis

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Betula alleghaniensis

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Betula

Species:

alleghaniensis

Common Name:

Yellow Birch

Seeds Per Pound:
369,480
Quantity:
0.38 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
43
Germination:
30%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
35%
Height:
60-100 feet
Collection Locale:
Nova Scotia
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.38 lb
Prices
  • Betula alleghaniensis

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
10 g
13.50
1 oz
19.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: requires light for germination, surface sow and keep moist.
Other: stratification may be used in place of surface sowing, it is better to surface sow if possible.
In a Nutshell:
* The wood of Betula alleghaniensis is extensively used for flooring, cabinetry and toothpicks.
* The twigs, when scraped, have a slight scent of oil of wintergreen.
* Coppery yellow or yellow-gray bark, yellow foliage in fall; likes a cool, moist environment. more...
* The name "yellow birch" reflects the color of the tree's bark more...
* The bark is waterproof and has been used by native peoples as the outer skin of canoes. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov