This map shows the soil drainage suitability of this crop in the state of Illinois.
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Betula lenta

Common Name(s): Black birch; cherry birch; sweet birch
Family: Betulaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 220 (days)
Precipitation: 35 to 55 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -33° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium, coarse
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Range from cool temperate moist to wet through boreal moist forest life zones. Appalachian Mountains, from Maine through Georgia.
Cercospora, Rust
Material - wood, Additive - flavoring, Fuel - charcoal, Fuel - fuelwood


Geographical Origin:
Eastern Canada, Northeastern USA, Southeastern USA
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