Paper Birch
Betula papyrifera
Height: 40' Spread: 35'
Light requirement: full sun to part shade.
Growth rate: rapid. Habit: oval.
Flowering - time/color: early spring/not showy
Foliage - spring/summer: dark green.
Foliage - fall: yellow.
Fruit: small nutlets in cylindrical catkins.
Attributes: white bark, yellow fall color.
Liabilities: birch borers are a serious problem.