Elegant Tree with Chalk White Bark and Amazing Fall ColorWhitespire Birch is deciduous tree with distinctive color. One would look elegant in your front yard where it is sure to draw the eye year-round. These are also often used as privacy screens along property lines due to their shape and coloring.Your Whitespire Birch is a uniquely lovely tree. Tall and stately, with a straight trunk reaching up toward the sky, Whitespire presents its own best showcase for the chalk-white bark that decorates its trunk.Unlike many other Birches, Whitespire’s showy bark does not exfoliate and its strong, central leader promotes a refined pyramidal form. Bright green leaves and dangling catkins provide summer interest, with green foliage merging into brilliant yellow for fall color.Whitespire Birch grows at a medium to fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years.It has a higher disease resistance than most other Birch trees, is heat tolerant and adaptive to most soil conditions. It’s even considered to be resistant to Bronze Birch Borer (a dangerous pest of Birch trees). Once established, Whitespire Birch is very low maintenance.If you love the chalky-white coloring of Birch trees, but not their sometimes problematic nature, then Whitespire Birch is for you. Disease and pest resistant, long-lived and lovely, Whitespire is an outstanding choice for your yard today.* White, non-exfoliating bark * Medium to fast growing * Heat tolerant.
Fast-Growing Tree with Ornamental White BarkPaper Birch is a fast-growing tree with particularly ornamental bark. One would be a handsome addition to your front yard where passers-by could enjoy its ornamental features year-round. It’s a wonderful compliment to other plantings and provides vibrant fall color.Your Paper Birch tree is obviously noted for its white bark, unique to other plantings in your yard. The “papery” bark tends to peel, revealing reddish-brown bark underneath. This creates a two-toned effect that is simply breathtaking in the common landscape. As your Paper Birch matures, black horizontal lines will appear to contrast with the white, adding even more ornamental appeal. The dark-green, lightly-toothed leaves turn a stunning golden hue in autumn, spicing up your yard before they fall to reveal more of the beautiful bark for your enjoyment during the winter months.Paper Birch trees are the most widely distributed (east to west), of all North American birches. The graceful form and attractive white bark of Paper Birch make it a prized species for ornamental plantings and landscaping around homes and public buildings. Your Paper Birch will grow to about 70 feet tall with a 40 foot spread. It can grow in many conditions, but doesn’t do well with drought. It has many uses beyond the ornamental. It’s well known as firewood that will burn even when wet, valued for use in future and even used in popsicle sticks. The syrup is often used as a delicious topping (much like maple syrup), and can also be made into candles.A tree with unique ornamental appeal, and a variety of uses, the Paper Birch is a valuable asset for any yard, and will likely be one of your favorites!* Ornamental bark* Fast-growing* Variety of uses.
Grow the hardy, fast growing Birch in almost any state.The River Birch (Betula nigra) is the most planted Birch in the United States and the best one for hot climates. It is a tree that has something to offer for every season.Famous for its peeling bark which is beautiful all year. The light tan outer layer peeling back to reveal beautiful salmon and cinnamon colored patches beneath is truly stunning in the winter. The graceful branches and the colorful, textured bark are sure to brighten even the darkest winter day.In the spring your River Birch will awake to grow new light green leaves and female catkins that stand up on the ends of the branches. As the leaves mature in the summer they are a beautiful, shiny, dark green almost diamond shaped leaf.The River Birch will transform again in the fall. The male catkins will emerge dripping from the branches and the leaves will turn a brilliant butter-yellow, sure to light up any landscape.The River Birch is the hardiest of all Birches. It’s a fast growing, trouble free tree that is sure to delight in every season.* Immune to the Bronze Birch Borer* Fast growing (up to 3 feet a year)* Tolerant to wet soil.