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Pictures shown are mature trees for sake of reference. 

This product is sold in transplant size bundles of 25.

(Not full grown)


This native tree has lovely white bark and yellow fall color, but is not a good tree for tough sites. It demonstrates some resistance to bronze birch borer (BBB). 


  • Family (English)Birch
  • Family (botanic)Betulaceae
  • Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
  • Native locale: North America
  • Size range: Large tree (more than 40 feet)
  • Mature height: 50-70 feet
  • Mature width: 19-45 feet
  • Light exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)
  • Hardiness zones: Zone 2 - Zone 7
  • Soil preferenceAcid soil, Moist, well-drained soil
  • TolerancesAlkaline soil, Clay soil, Occasional flooding, Road salt
  • Shape or form: Round
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Transplants well: Yes
  • Planting considerations: Intolerant of pollution
  • Wildlife: Game birds, Insect pollinators, Sapsuckers, Small mammals, Songbirds


Excerpt from The Morton Arboretum:

Paper Birch - Bundle of 25

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  • All items are available until sold out and subject to change according to nursery availability. If there is a change, SWCD will notify the customer within a resonable amount of time ahead of the tree pick up date, if possible. No cancellations after February 15, 2024. All stock is subject to the same condition Morrison SWCD receives from our nurseries. Therefore, Morrison SWCD accepts no responsibility regarding survival of stock and makes no provisions for replacements.

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