Birch, Heritage River
Description: The cinnamon-colored, exfoliating bark of the River Birch is spectacular in the winter. Lustrous, medium-green leaves. Borer resistant. It is also tolerant of both wet soils and dry summers. Avoid very alkaline soils.
Common Name: Heritage River Birch
Scientific Name: Betula nigra 'Heritage'
Type: Deciduous, Tree
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 40-50' height, 20-30' spread
Foliage Color: Green/Yellow
Landscape Use: Background, Screens, Focal Point Specimen, Frame Structure, Garden Pond, Outdoor Living Areas, Property Value, Provides Shade, Small Groups, Street Tree, Woodland Border
Zone: 4 - 9
Growth Rate: Fast
Companion Plants: Magnolia, Sycamore, Hollies, Autumn Blaze Maple, Redbud, Weeping Mulberry