The Paper Birch tree, Betula papyrifera, is also known as a Paper Birch, White Birch, Canoe Birch. Paper Birch trees are the most widely distributed (east to west) of all North American birches.
The graceful form and attractive white bark of paper birch make it a prized species for ornamental planting and landscaping around homes and public buildings.
On young trees, trunk bark is reddish-brown but turns to its characteristic white colour as the tree matures. The trunk generally divides into several arching branches. This deciduous tree tolerates alkaline soils well.
Paper birch are fast growing trees.
|Mature Height||50 - 70 feet|
|Mature Spread||25 - 35 feet|
|Mature Form||Round, Irregular|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun - Partial Sun|
|Flower Color||Not Showy|