The yellow birch is common in forests across ontario and eastern North America. It is medium in size but the largest of the native birches. The bark peels in papery strips and is golden grey to bronze with age.
Yellow birch trees are seldom used in landscapes but commonly found in forests. Heavy, strong, Valuable yellow birch wood is used for furniture and interior work.
Pests: bronze birch borer. Diseases: birch leaf blister, sterile conk trunk rot of birch.
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