Betula populifolia (Grey Birch)

The gracefully branched river birch with satiny, silver bark that peels to reveal a cinnamon-brown trunk

Landscape size: 20-40 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow-Brown (male) green (female)
Bloom Time: April to May

Growing Conditions

  • Light Requirement: Full sun to part shade
  • Soil Moisture: Medium to wet
  • Soil Description: Moist, acidic, fertile soils including semi-aquatic conditions, but also tolerates drier soils.
  • Host to Mourning Cloak and Dreamy Duskywing Butterfly