Betula papyrifera - White Birch

Origins       Native to North America
Type          Perennial (deciduous)
Hardiness  Zones 2 - 6
Bloom        Spring, Summer
Fruit          Fall, Winter
Height        65 ft (20 m)

Full sun, well drained, acidic, moist soil.

From seeds (not reliable) or by tip cuttings.

Other Information about White Birch
Attractive, flaking white bark. American Indians used it as writing, and canoe covering material. Prune in dormant season when the sap is not flowing.

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