Chickadee Birch - Betula papyrifera 'Chickadee'

This narrow columnar birch matures to a dense pyramidal form. Medium green foliage turns bright yellow in fall. Striking white, papery bark adds year round interest. Prefers a cool, moist climate. A great accent tree.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
20'+
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Stem Colour
Growth Habits: 
Narrow
Pyramidal
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 2
Average: 4.5 (29 votes)

Prefers a moist, well drained, slightly acid soil. Tolerates wet poorly drained soils. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Prune broken or damaged limbs in summer to prevent severe bleedings of wounds in spring. 

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