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Paper Birch

Botanical Name
Betula papyrifera
Hardiness
Zones 2 to 6
Height
50 to 70 feet
Width
30 to 60 feet
Flowers
Catkins, in 2 or 3's
Fruit
Nutlets borne on 1 to 1.5" catkins
Fall Color
Yellow
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Prefers cooler climates
  • Transplant as balled and burlap
  • Avoid spring pruning to prevent bleeding
Problems
Bronze birch borer, leaf miner
Varieties
  • Snowy - showy white bark, good borer resistance
  • Chickadee - very white bark, columnar form

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