Native: Northern North America.
- Shape: Oval or Rounded
- Foliage: Deciduous, Ovate, Medium Green, Gold
- Height: 45 - 65 feet.
- Width: 25 - 35 feet.
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring.
- Fruit: Brown or Mostly Green Winged Nut in a Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.
- Bark: Striking, Cream, Dark Brown or Orange, Exfoliating, Furrowed or Smooth.
- Shading Capacity: Moderate in Leaf, Moderate out of Leaf.
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 1 – 6, USDA Hardiness 3 - 6.
- Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Verticillium
- Susceptible: Aphids, Beetle Borers and Caterpillars, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Rust and Sooty Mold.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Medium.
- Root Damage Potential: Moderate.
- Health Hazard: Allergy
- Attracts: Birds
SelecTree. "Betula papyrifera Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 16, 2018.
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