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Betula Pendula

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European White Birch

FAMILY: BETULACEAE

Betula pendula - European White Birch

About European White Birch at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to Europe from Scandinavia to Asia Minor.

  • Height rarely exceeds 100’. In Portland rarely exceeds 50’.

  • Flowers are male and female catkins on same limb.

  • Bark on young trees is white with occasional black

  • Triangles. Older trees have darker, fissured bark at the base.

  • Fall color is yellow.

  • Abundant in Portland. Ice storms raise havoc.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
163

1526 NE Thompson St

Private, Side Yard

80' Height

99' Spread

10.2' Circ.

Betula pendula - European White Birch