Korean Birch, Chinese Birch Betula costata

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Betula costata

Family:

BETULACEAE

Genus:

Betula

Species:

costata

Common Name:

Korean Birch, Chinese Birch

Seeds Per Pound:
572,040
Quantity:
0.34 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
434
Germination:
40%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
86%
Height:
60-80 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2014
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 0.34 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
3.95
10 g
12.50
1 oz
19.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
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:
* Korean Birch is a very interesting tree. The bark characteristics are complex with many shades of white and tan blending and overlaying to from texture rarely seen in other birches. It is cold hardy and disease resistant making it a wise choice for northern gardens.
* The bright green leaves turn golden in the fall.