Getting to know birth trees in Finland 

Birth trees (koivu in Finnish) are everywhere in Finland. It’s so common that the birth elements are widely used in Finnish design.

Today I got to know two different kinds of birth tree : silver birth (Raudoskoivu) and downy birth (Heiskoivu).

you can tell whetger it is silver birth by its leaf

can you tell the difference?

it’s often a but rugged so a lot of black patterns are showed

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