Red Birch, Water Birch, Western Red Birch Betula occidentalis - Betula fontinalis
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Red Birch, Water Birch, Western Red Birch
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Lincoln County, MT
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In Stock: 0.58 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
cold stratify for 60 days.
requires light for germination, surface sow and keep moist.
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...