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Betula populifolia 'Whitespire'

Whitespire Gray Birch

  • »  Deep green foliage
  • »  Nice white bark
  • »  Great specimen
  • »  Very tolerant
  • »  Little pruning necessary

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  • Category:Tree
  • Hardiness Zone:3-6
  • Height:20-40 ft
  • Spread:10-20 ft

Originally known as Betula platyphylla ‘Whitespire’ has now been assigned to Betula populifolia ‘Whitespire Senior’ after determining that it is indeed a Gray Birch. ‘Whitespire Senior’ has exfoliating white bark with classic black marking and deep green leaves with an upright form that casts light shade. Its deep green leaves will transition to an attractive yellow color in the fall. Heat, deer, wind, and drought tolerant.

Fall Color
Great Foliage
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Betula populifolia 'Whitespire'

Grows well in sunny landscapes with average soils, although tolerates poor soil. If pruning needed prune in late winter.