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Scientific Name: Betula utilis var. jacquemontii
Pronunciation: BET-you-luh YOU-till-iss variety jak-MON-tee-eye
Common Name: Jacquemont birch
Family Name: Betulaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Leaves alternate, ovate, serrate, blades about 10 cm long. Winter ID: Very white exfoliating bark with orange underneath.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:15 - 22m
Spread:7 - 10m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Additional Info: Google
Jacquemont birch
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Obtuse
Margins: Serrate

Inflorescence Type: Catkin (ament)
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Number of Petals:0
Colour (petals): Not showy, Green-yellow
Flower Time at Peak: Apr

Fruit Type: Samara
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Female catkin release many tiny samaras

Bark Morphology: Papery
Bark or Stem Colour: White
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae, Fibrous-like roots

Propagation: Seed, Cuttings, Grafting
Pest Susceptibility: Beetles or weevils, Dieback, Stem borer insects, ( Disease resistant, Drought resistant )
Specific Pests: High susceptibility to bronze birch borer.
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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