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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Hardy trees and shrubs for special environmental conditions

Betula
Betulaceae

Betula medwedewii Regel - Birch

Caucasus (western Transcaucasus). On rocky slopes at 1,000-1,500 m.

Large shrub or small tree up to 6 m tall. Branches covered with white bark, stout, erect. Leaves large 6-12 cm long, ovate or elliptic, turn bright yellow in autumn. Can grow on shallow rocky soil. Very ornamental in group. Z 6 (5). New.

HARDY TREES AND SHRUBS
 
 
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