Native to North America.
Hardiness (see References, below
Zones 2 - 6.
65 ft (20 m).
Full sun, well drained, acidic, moist soil.
From seeds (not reliable) or by tip cuttings.
Attractive, flaking white bark. American Indians used it as writing, and canoe covering material. Prune in dormant season when the sap is not flowing.
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