Yellow Birch - Betula lutea (alleghaniensis)
A moderate to fast-growing birch that prefers moist soil and some protection from wind. Does not tolerate drought. This birch is the most shade-tolerant of its family, needing only a few hours of sunlight a day. Broken twigs smell and taste like wintergreen.
Mature size: 30 - 40' high, 20 - 30' wide
Location: Sunny with average soil moisture, sunny with moist soil, partial sun with average soil moisture, partial sun with moist soil