White Birch (Paper Birch)

Latin Name: 
Betula papyrifera

Iconic hardwood tree, best known for traditional in construction of canoes and wigwams.  Young bark reddish brown changing to familiar white.  Food for many native mammals and birds. Tolerant of many soil and moisture conditions. 

Upland
Shoreline
Type: 
Tree
Source: 
Locally sourced native
Soil: 
Moist, well drained
Sun: 
sun or partial sun
Seedling Height: 
6-18"
Maximum Height: 
60 feet tall
Potted or Root: 
Bare root
Price: $4.50