Betula papyrifera--Paper Birch, Canoe Birch

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Betula papyrifera--Paper Birch, Canoe Birch

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A native to northern areas that is grown for its beautiful white bark. An additional ornamental trait is the yellow fall leaf color. The tree is best adapted to wet to moist sites -- watch out for pest if grown in an unsuitable site. The tree will row to 50 feet or more and spread about half that amount. Paper birch has excellent cold tolerance and will grow in zone 2. In landscapes it may be grown as a single stemmed tree or in a multi-stemmed clump.

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