Paper Birch

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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 plantings and landscaping around homes and public buildings. In cool northern climates, paper birch is an excellent landscape tree that mixes well with evergreens and produces good fall color.

The paper birch  is a medium-sized deciduous tree that grows well in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. While it prefers normal moisture, the tree has some drought tolerance.

Full sun and partial shade are best for this tree, meaning it prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.The paper birch grows to a height of 50–70′ and a spread of around 35′ at maturity.

Paper birch trees are a larval host for  Luna Moth caterpillars. They also attract a number of birds, including yellow bellied sap suckers, black-capped chickadees, tree sparrows and Pine Siskin.

Extra large 2-3 foot seedlings.

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Paper Birch also known as known as a white birch, silver birch, or canoe birch, is a fast-growing tree with particularly ornamental bark.

Paper Birch trees are the most widely distributed (east to west), of all North American birches.  The graceful form and attractive white bark of the tree make it a prized species for ornamental plantings and landscaping around homes and public buildings. In cool northern climates, paper birch is an excellent landscape tree that mixes well with evergreens and produces good fall color.

It is  is a medium-sized deciduous tree that grows well in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. While it prefers normal moisture, the tree has some drought tolerance.

Full sun and partial shade are best for this tree, meaning it prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.The paper birch grows to a height of 50–70′ and a spread of around 35′ at maturity.

Paper birch trees are a larval host for Luna Moth caterpillars. They also attract a number of birds, including yellow bellied sap suckers, black-capped chickadees, tree sparrows and Pine Siskin.

Extra large 2-3 foot seedlings.