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Betula nigra

River Birch

This cultivar has an upright, oval to rounded shape, salmon-pink to reddish-brown bark which exfoliates to reveal the lighter inner bark. Leathery, diamond-shaped, dark green leaves turn a bright yellow in the fall.

  • »  Upright, oval to rounded habit
  • »  Oval, serrated, leaves are dark green in the summer, bright yellow in the fall
  • »  Salmon-pink to reddish-brown bark exfoliates to reveal a lighter inner bark
  • »  An excellent specimen, known for its unique bark characteristics
  • »  Bloom Time: April to May

10gal
$231.00
Substitutions Are Available
  • Category:Trees
  • Hardiness Zone:4
  • Height:13-18 m
  • Spread:10-13 m
  • Bloom Color: Green
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Birds
Growth Rate
Fast
Medium
Critter
Deer Resistant
Attributes
Deciduous
Fall Color
Flowering Time
Spring
Habit
Multi-stem/Clump form
Oval
Rounded
Upright
Foliage Color
Green
Yellow
Landscape uses
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Betula nigra

One of the most disease-free birches. Use as a specimen or in small groupings in any landscape, and in particular for wet soils along ponds, streams or in low areas. It can be grown as a single-stemmed specimen or multi-stemmed tree.

Recommmended Substitutions for Betula nigra