Avalanche Birch, Avalzam Birch
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium to FastMature Height - 50'Mature Width - 35'Longevity - 100+ years. Have outlived other Birches with which they were planted in 1800's in Ohio.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Catkins, 2-4"Fruit - NutletsLeaf - Fall Color - YellowBark - Tan when young, then adding pink tints, and gradually becoming white.Other Features - Vigorous grower. Elegant. Catkins can be somewhat messy if placed near a patio/walk. Delicate leaves.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Hardy to zone 5. Transplants well. Prefers acid soil but is adaptable. Will tolerate moist to wet soil. Requires little to no maintenance.Native Habitat - Asia. Imported from Japan in the mid to late 1800's by Storrs & Harrison Nursery, Painesville, OH. Introduced by Lake County Nursery, Perry, OH.Diseases and Insects - Good resistance to bronze birch borerStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Birch.- Other plants of the family Betulaceae.- Other plants of the genus Betula.- Other plants of the species Betula x.