The white bark peels back in strips on mature trees to reveal an orange and brown trunk.
The foliage of Canoe Birch is toothed and dark green, turning yellow and bronze in autumn.
The foliage of Canoe Birch is formed loosely, allowing sunlight to penetrate, thus allowing both grass and other plant species to grow beneath its broadly conical shape.
Yellow brown, make catkins and greenish female flowers form on Canoe Birch in early spring.
Canoe Birch prospers in any well drained soil, they are vigorous growers, developing up to 180cm a year in ideal conditions.
Canoe Birch gets it's name because the wood was and is used in North America and Canada to build Canoes.
Cool to Temperate
Full Sun to Semi Shade