River Birch

Original price was: $11.95.Current price is: $8.37.

River Birch (Betula nigra) is known for its peeling, cinnamon-colored bark and delicate foliage. This moisture-loving tree thrives near water sources and offers a unique aesthetic with its multi-stemmed form. Its resilience to common birch pests makes it a reliable and beautiful choice.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-9
Soil pH: 4.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained, moist, acidic
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 40-70′ tall, 40-60′ wide
Plant Spacing: 40-60′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, pyramidal
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow

Fruit Characteristics

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, pyramidal
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 50+ years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No