Whitespire Birch
Betula populifolia ‘Whitespire’

Introduced by Ed Hasselkus of the University of Wisconsin, this birch is tolerant of high temperatures and resistant to bronze birch borer. Fine textured in twigs and foliage, it thrives in a wide range of soils. The chalk white bark does not exfoliate.

Height: 30-40′
Spread: 20-25′
Shape: Narrow, pyramidal
Exposure: Full Sun
Foliage: Glossy dark green
Fall Foliage: Yellow
Zone: 4-7