The colour of birch wood is always light, however it varies depending on the species. White birch wood has a light colour with a brown flame pattern near the centre, yellow birch wood is a light golden brown, and red birch wood has a light red tint.
Each kind of birch tree has a distinct bark. White, grey, yellow, silver, or black are all possibilities. Birch trees can be found all across the world, however the native species differs by region. Silver birch grows in the United Kingdom, white birch grows in North America, yellow birch grows in Quebec, and red birch grows in China.