Birch, River


Category: Shade trees
Common Name: Birch, River
Botanical Name: Betula nigra
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Height: 40-45 ft.
Spread: 30-40 ft.


This river bottom native also does well on upland soils. Resistant to bronze birch borer, it has nice yellow fall color, and attractive cinnamon-brown exfoliating bark for an interesting winter effect.