Betula papyrifera ‘Varen’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 40′ high x 30′ wide
Tree Form: Upright oval, wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Features: Attractive snow-white bark, high resistance to Bronze Birch Borer
Fall Color: Gold
Description: A selection of paper birch with snow-white peeling bark that exfoliates with age, and gold fall color; more adaptable and stress-tolerant than the species. An excellent accent tree with outstanding winter interest.
Ornamental Features: Dark green summer foliage turns an outstanding gold in the fall. The peeling white bark is extremely showy and exfoliates with age.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed 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.