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Betula pubescens

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1018626Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, organic
Rainfall (annual)4009002001100Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude44406870Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.57.548Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetemperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), boreal (E)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-40Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.wind, floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchstems
food & beveragesap
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalblood system applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsstems
materialtimber woodbark
materialpaperbark
materialdye/tanninstems
fuelscharcoalbark
environmentalpioneerentire plant