More About Betula alleghaniensis
- AKA Betula lutea
- Upright, pyramidal habit with graceful, ascending branches
- Bark is shiny, yellowish or silvery-gray, becoming reddish-brown with age
- Leaves are elliptical, short-pointed, saw-toothed and dark green
- Foliage turns bright yellow in the fall
- Yellowish, long, drooping catkins appear near the tip of the twigs on male plants
Native to Ontario and parts of North America.
Yellow Birch Growing and Maintenance Tips
Betula alleghaniensis is typically grown as a multi-stemmed clump, although it can be grown as a single-stemmed tree.
Betula alleghaniensis Characteristics
Native to Ontario
Moist to Average