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Betula alnoides

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 74432

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Betula alnoides is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F   (-12° to -6.5°C)
Type of plant - tree
Fruit: 5-7cm. catkins, 2-3 clust.
Foliage: obl.-ell., to 10cm. long
Height, in meters: 40
Height, in feet: 132.00
Betula alnoides seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Common names for Betula alnoides:

Indian Birch,  Naga Birch,  Xi hua, 


Betula alnoides is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
190:   Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
261:  Betulaceae


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Germination guide for Betula alnoides

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Betula alnoides seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Betula alnoides seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Betula alnoides seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.

Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno

(10 weeks).


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