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Betula platyphylla var. japonica

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

White bark; susceptible to birch borers

Height:
40-50 ft.
Flower:
Male catkins
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Pyramidal habit with a central leader; thin, spreading branches
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
1.5- to 3-inch, alternate, simple leaves; yellow fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1925

Betula platyphylla var. japonica Betula platyphylla var. japonica
Japanese white birch Japanese white birch
Tanaka juuyoh, CC BY - 2.0
Japanese white birch Japanese white birch
Tanaka juuyoh, CC BY - 2.0