In addition to being a popular addition to landscaping, White Birch (Paper Birch) is a species traditionally used by the Algonquin people. It can be used to make birch bark canoes, baskets and other practical applications. It is used to treat stomach ailments. Contains anti-viral and anti-inflammatory qualities.
White birch grows up to 24-30m. It prefers all moisture regimes and soil textures. Plant in a 10' x 10' area in full sunlight.