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2022 Estonian Forest Threes - The Curly Birch - Set

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  • 20.04.2022
  • Jaan Saar
  • AS Vaba Maa
  • Offset
  • 29.1 x 40.8 mm
  • €0.90
About Estonian Forest Threes - The Curly Birch

The curly birch is a variant of the silver birch with a peculiar wood texture. It is extremely variable in terms of growth form: it may stand at a medium height or, more often, be a stocky, short tree with a curved or straight trunk and a crown reminiscent of an apple tree. Sometimes, it might also occur as a shrub or shrub-like tree. A particular characteristic feature is the appearance of knot-like thickenings or lumps of various shapes on the curly birch’s trunk. The leaves, fruits, and shoots are similar to those of the silver birch. The curly birch is slow-growing, light-loving, and undemanding in terms of soil fertility.

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