Yellow Birch

Native to PEI and the Provincial tree of Quebec this tall and stately tree has good form, with a strong leader and graceful ascending branches. It has golden yellow exfoliating bark that makes it attractive year around. It is a medium fast growing tree that can live to between 80 and 100 years. It is quite resistant to leaf miner, making it a great choice for areas where this pest may occur. A key part of the Acadian forest.

Size

5-6 Feet

Native

Yes

Height

60-70 Feet

Spread

40-50 Feet

Habit

Round Oval

Tolerance

Cold – Urban Conditions – Wet Conditions – Wind

Leaves/Flowers

Green

Height Container Cost
5-6 Feet 5 Gallon $50.00

Preferred Site
Full sun. Prefers moist soils and tolerates wet soils. Has preference for acid soils. Tolerates some urban pollution.

Maintenance Notes
Prune in late summer after leaves have fully developed to prevent bleeding. Cannot be lifted in the Fall, only in the very early Spring, before sap starts running.

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