Betula nigra, River Birch 18-24″


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Botanic Name(s): Betula nigra 18-24″

Common Name(s): River birch, red birch, black birch

Mature height: 50′

Mature spread: 35′

Flower Color / Bloom Time: Brown / April-May

Fruit: Brown cone / June-August

Fall Color: Yellow

Sun Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Part Shade

Soil moisture:

  • Average
  • Moist
  • Wet

Soil Ph: 4 – 6

Soil Type:

  • Clay Soil – High clay content, fine texture
  • Loamy Soil – mostly silt, sand, some clay

Native Habitat: Along streams, rivers, swamps, and ponds

Notes: Attractive peeling bark Erosion Control Four Season Interest Flood Tolerant

High Wildlife Value:

  • Beneficial Insects
  • Songbirds
  • Small Mammals

FACW – Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Can be considered invasive

Native Tree