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Latin Name: Betula pubescens
Forestart Reference: BEPUB1

Downy Birch thrives on a wider range of soils than Silver Birch, particularly damp soils. It is white barked and similar to Silver Birch but with a more upright growth habit. Younger specimens usually exhibit downy undersides to the leaves and on the stems.

Common name: White / Downy Birch.
Native: Northern Europe and Asia.
Provenance: UK
Size and spread (10 years): 10m x 4m
Treatment required: Requires pre chill.
Germinal seeds / kg: 210000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils but prefers moist of wet soils.
Planting instructions:
Mature height: 25m

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