Red Birch, Water Birch, Western Red Birch Betula occidentalis - Betula fontinalis

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Betula occidentalis

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Betula

Species:

occidentalis

Common Name:

Red Birch, Water Birch, Western Red Birch

Seeds Per Pound:
1,033,000
Quantity:
0.62 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
177
Germination:
40%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
97%
Height:
30 feet
Collection Locale:
Lincoln County, MT
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 0.62 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
10 g
24.50
1 oz
49.95
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 instread of surface sowing, it is better to surface sow if possible.
In a Nutshell:
* Betula occidentalis ( Water Birch , also known as Red Birch ) is a species of birch native to western North America , in Canada from Yukon east to western Ontario and southwards, and in the United States from eastern Washington east to western North Dakota , and south to eastern California , northern Arizona and northern New Mexico , and also possibly eastern Alaska . It typically occurs along streams in mountainous regions. more...
* Shiny reddish-brown or dark brown bark; often of shrubby habit; native to Rocky Mountains
* The buds and twigs are used as a flavouring in stews more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov