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Betula platyphylla var. japonica 'Whitespire'

Common Name(s):
Whitespire Japanese white birch
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Easy to transplant; white bark marked with black triangles; resistance to birch borers; casts light shade; shallow roots

Height:
40-50 ft.
Flower:
Non-showy flowers
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; well-drained soil; tolerates heat, wind, and drought, but not wet soil
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Pyramidal in youth
Width:
15-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
1.5- to 3-inch, alternate, simple leaves

NCCES plant id: 1924

Betula platyphylla var. japonica 'Whitespire' Betula platyphylla var. japonica 'Whitespire'