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Paper Birch


Enjoy a beautiful snow-white trunk and dappled shade.

  • 12-17 metres tall
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Sand, loam or clay soils

Common Name: Paper Birch
Latin Name: Betula papyrifera
Type: Medium tree
Exposure: Sun
Soil: Sand-loam
Moisture: Dry-moist
Tolerances: Salt
Description: Distinctive white peeling bark. Seeds attract caterpillars and birds such as Goldfinches. High sap content is also attractive to many birds and insects. Leaves turn yellow in the fall.
Planting Notes: Plant with an evergreen like Red Cedar for a striking winter display and year-round habitat.

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  • I must reside within the Credit River Watershed or other eligible neighbourhoods.
  • A household member must be present during the delivery and planting time, at least 30 minutes.
  • Water must be available on my property.
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