Botanical Name: Betula lenta
Common Name: Sweet Birch
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Height: 50-60' Spread: 40-50' Habit/Form: Pyramidal to rounded Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 3-7
Cultural Requirements: Full sun to part shade, on moist, well drained soils. Tolerates wet sites as well as some dryness.
Ornamental Characteristics: Shiny, red-brown bark and yellow color in autumn.
Butterfly Caterpillar/larval Host: Tiger Swallowtail, Mourning Cloak, Compton Tortoiseshell
Nectar Source/Butterflies Attracted: Northern Pearly Eye (sap)
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