Yellow Birch (Betula allegheniensis)

Yellow Birch (Betula allegheniensis)

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6-12'' $4.47$3.20$1.97$1.14
1-2' $6.64$4.45$2.29$1.32
2-3' $9.03$5.11$3.93$3.93
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Latin: Betula Alleghaniensis

Zones: 3-7

Other common names:Yellow Birch 

Mature Height: commonly 60' to 75' tall; can reach 100' in the wild  Under right conditions can live beyond 100 years old.

Soil/Climate: native to northeastern North America, common in cool regions; often on north facing slopes, shade to part shade

Notes: The name "yellow birch" reflects the color of the tree's bark. The wood of Betula alleghaniensis is extensively used for flooring, cabinetry and toothpicks. Most wood sold as birch in North America is from this tree. Broken twigs have a wintergreen smell. The bark is amber to silvery with a smooth texture and exfoliating in thin rolls.

Wildlife: Attracts birds.


Cold Stream Farm supplies Yellow Birch trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Betula allegheniensis can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.
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