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River Birch

Betula nigra

River Birch

Plant Description

A large oval, native, deciduous tree grown for its beautiful exfoliating tan bark and resistance to the bronze birch borer. It looks good when grown with multiple trunks and used as a specimen

Care Instructions

Prefers a moist, wet site most of the year, but perhaps drier during summer and fall. Prune in summer or fall to prevent "bleeding".

Plant Type: Deciduous Tree

Height: 40-50'

Flower Color: None

Foliage: Fall Foliage is Golden yellow

Location: Sun

Spread: 30-40'

Bloom Period: None

Shape: Pyramidal

Growth Rate: Fast

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