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When Does a Birch Tree Shed Its Seeds?

By Lishah Smith ; Updated September 21, 2017
Birch trees yield numerous seeds.
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The birch tree sheds its seeds during the late spring to early autumn months, depending on the species. Birch trees produce large quantities of seed. For example, the River birch (Betula nigra L.) yields approximately 375,000 seeds per lb., according to the United States Department of Agriculture.