Have green leaves that are oval or elliptical in shape. Some may grow to the height of 80 feet depending on condition and climate. Bark of the birch tree can be white, grey, yellow, silver, or black.
Attractive buff-colored peeling bark is a wonderful backdrop for yellow fall color. An impressive specimen commonly grown as a clump of several trunks. Thrives in moist areas. Considered to be more resistant to borers than the European white birch, and one of the most adaptable and heat tolerant of the birches.
A beautiful, multi-branched tree prized for its highly textural, colorful, peeling bark. An exceptional silhouette for night lighting. Provides striking winter interest. This versatile, highly heat tolerant tree thrives in riparian settings with high water tables and problematic low wet soils, yet adapts to mild drought when established.