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River Birch

Betula nigra

Native selections of River Birch offer lighter-colored exfoliating bark than the true native. Selections are grown for their spectacular glossy dark green foliage in summer changing to yellow in fall.

Great specimen for urban environments
Tolerates moist sites
Beautiful exfoliating bark offers year-round interest
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
10255 6-12in Step 2 $12.50

Gardening Suggestions for River Birch:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
Average
Height:
30-40 Feet
Spread:
30-35 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 7

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Partial Shade
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Interesting Bark
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage