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

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 4 – 9

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Magnolia, Sycamore, Hollies, Autumn Blaze Maple, Redbud, Weeping Mulberry. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.

* Disease, Heat & Insect resistant

 


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