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Betula lenta

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, average, loam, gravel/rock

Height: 50'-70'

Bloom Time: April, May

Bloom Color: yellow, red, green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts birds, edible, fall interest, fragrant plant, woodland plant

Betula lenta (sweet birch)
  • Betula lenta (sweet birch)
  • Betula lenta (sweet birch)
  • Betula lenta (sweet birch)
  • Betula lenta (sweet birch)

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Description

Betula lenta

Also known as:

sweet birch

,

black birch

,

cherry birch

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, CT, DE, GA, KY, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Hamamelididae
Order Fagales
Family Betulaceae Birch family
Genus Betula birch
Species Betula lenta sweet birch