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Betula nigra
River Birch

No Ornamental Flower
No Ornamental Fruit
Tree Habit, in Production
AVK Nursery
Habit, in Production
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Hardiness Zone 3
Full Sun
Full Sun
Average Moisture
Average Moisture
Prefers moist soil - often found in the wild near riverbeds. Should only be pruned in summer as plant will "bleed" other times. Prefers more acid soil (pH <6.5).
Landscape Value
Beautiful birch tree with less common brown exfoliating bark.
Native plant.
Very adaptable and hardy plant.
Ovoid Tree
Ovoid Tree
User Opinions 12m-21m (39'-69') High
9m-15m (30'-49') Wide
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