Shinybark Birch Betula luminifera

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Betula luminifera

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Betula

Species:

luminifera

Common Name:

Shinybark Birch

Seeds Per Pound:
2,996,000
Quantity:
1.86 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
1585
Germination:
30%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
80%
Height:
100 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2011
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 1.86 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
1 oz
13.13
1 lb
69.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, requires light for germination.
In a Nutshell:
* Trees to 25 m tall; bark dark brown, smooth. Branchlets yellow-brown, densely yellow pubescent, sparsely resinous glandular, glabrescent.
* Broad-leaved forests on sunny mountain slopes; 200-2900 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, N Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.
* The wood is hard, close grained, and fine textured, and is used for construction and making agricultural tools and furniture. more...