Deciduous
Birch / Betula

Crimson Frost

Betula ‘Crimson Frost’
Zone: 4

Height: 11 m
Spread: 6 m
Shape: Upright and oval
Foliage: Deep red
Fall: Orange-yellow

Also known as a Copper Birch, this tree is known for its striking burgundy-red leaf colour from Spring to Fall. Attractive exfoliating white bark with brownish-red or cinnamon hue. Very hardy, prefers moist soil. Use as a stand alone specimen in the garden.

Young’s Weeping

Betula pendula ‘Youngii’
Zone: 2

Height: 5 m
Spread: 5 m
Foliage: Deep green
Fall: Yellow

A true weeping birch, with a dome-shaped head and slender, pendulous branches. Exfoliating bark is clear white. Does well in moist but well-drained soils.

White/Paper

Betula papyrifera
Zone: 2

Height: 13 m
Spread: 10 m
Foliage: Deep green
Fall: Yellow

One of the fastest growing birches, chalk-white bark at maturity that peels with age, graceful and hardy. Pyramidal then develops irregular, oval crown. Available in clumps. Best adapted to colder climates, prefers moist to well-drained soils.

Jacquemontii

Betula utilis var. jacquemontii
Zone: 5

Height: 8 m
Spread: 5 m
Shape: Pyramidal Flower: Catkins
Foliage: Dark green
Fall: Yellow

Also known as Himalayan Birch, this tree has the whitest bark of all the birches. Trunk almost seems to glow when planted amongst darker foliaged plants.

Yellow

Betula alleghaniensis
Zone: 3

Height: 20 m
Spread: 5 m
Shape: Pyramidal to round
Foliage: Dark green
Fall: Bright yellow

Leaves are dark green on top and light yellow-green underneath. Bark is shiny yellowish to silvery-grey separating into papery curly strips.

Heritage River

Betula nigra ‘Heritage’
Zone: 4

Height: 15 m
Spread: 10 m
Shape: Oval
Foliage: Glossy green
Fall: Yellow

Known for its beautiful tan bark, borer resistance and fast growth rate.