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White Birch (Paper Birch)

White Birch (Paper Birch)

White Birch (Paper Birch)

Betula papyrifera


White Birch is a large, attractive deciduous tree. This fast-growing, cold hardy species has distinctive white papery bark that peels in layers, making it a beautiful ornamental or accent tree. White Birch also makes great firewood.


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Zone: 2a
Height: 18 m (60 ft)
Spread: 11 m (35 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Fuzz/fluff: no
Catkins: yes
Bark: white, papery, peeling
Growth rate: fast
Life span: 70 years +
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium

Other names: american white birch, canoe birch, paper birch

Tags: Accent Trees, All Items, Birch, Deciduous Trees, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shade Trees, SPECIALS, Waterside and Riparian Zone Plants, Winter Interest

Ships to Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes

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