Betula papyrifera ‘Northern Select’
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 40′ high x 20′ wide
Tree Form: Rounded, loose
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Features: Attractive white bark
Fall Color: Yellow/Gold
Description: A hardy birch, noted for its good form and striking white bark. Reddish young bark, maturing to a peeling snow-white colour. Dark green foliage throughout the season.
Ornamental Features: Reddish young bark matures to white, papery, peeling layers. Oval, toothed green foliage turns bright yellow-gold in the fall.The peeling white bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.
Landscape Attributes: Deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Low maintenance tree, should be pruned in the summer after leaves have fully developed. Drought tolerant once established.