Common Names: Paper Birch, Canoe Birch

Species Name: Betula papyrifera

**Note: This tree is not recommended for planting in Grande Prairie due to a prolonged outbreak of the Bronze Birch Borer.**

Why Plant It?: 
Familiar white, peeling bark and graceful form
Native to the Grande Prairie area
Many of Grande Prairie's birch trees are dying from Bronze Birch Borer attacks. Please ensure you have the ability and resources to properly care for your birch tree before planting one.

Insects Affecting Species