Betula nigra
RIVER BIRCH, RED BIRCH
Betulaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
12m

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Flowers: n/a

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Bark & Stems: orange papery bark
 
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Betula nigra
RIVER BIRCH, RED BIRCH
Betulaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
12m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Bark & Stems: orange papery bark


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & formal designs

Uses: shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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