Betula papyrifera (White Birch, Paper Birch, Canoe Birch) Seeds
Zone 2 to 6.
Native to North America.
Beautiful native birch common to Canada and the northern United States. It thrives in cooler, northern areas and can be short lived in warmer climates. As the tree matures it develops its admirable white bark which can peel like paper around the trunk.
Tree does best in a sunny site but do not let soil dry out too much.
Size: Height 50 to 70 ft; Width 25 to 45 ft.
Stratification: Seeds require about 60 days cold stratification at 3° C (37° F) to 5° C (41° F).
When sowing seeds cover lightly since they need some light to germinate.