Japanese White Birch Tree

Japanese White Birch Tree

Japanese White Birch Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Betula platyphylla
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Medium to fine
Form:   Pyramidal
Height:   40 to 50'
Weight:   -
Leaf:   1.5 to 3" alternate, simple leaves; yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Male catkins
Comments:    White bark; susceptible to birch borers
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --