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Betula maximowicziana x spp.
Hybrid Monarch Birch

Monarch Birch, like most birches, is often grown in multitrunked clumps of three or more trunks, but single-trunked specimens can also have a stately appearance. Monarch Birch is supposedly resistant to both the bronze birch borer and birch leafminer, but extensive tests have not found this claim to be true. As a result of its relatively large foliage, Monarch Birch casts a more dense shade as compared to other birches of equal size.


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