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Betula (Birch) nigra (River Birch)

Clump form. Features exfoliating reddish brown bark. Dark green leaves turn yellow-gold in fall. Useful along streams and river valleys. Resistant to birch borer.

  • Height: 40'-50'
  • Spread: 30'-40'
  • Exposure:
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Betula (Birch) nigra 'Cully' (Heritage River Birch)

A vigorous, fast growing with salmon-cream to brownish exfoliating bark that is lighter than the River Birch. Tolerates wet, poorly drained soils. Resistant to bronze birch borer. Broadly pyramidal, becoming more rounded with age. Leathery, dark green leaves and golden-yellow fall color.

  • Height: 40'-45'
  • Spread: 25'-30'
  • Exposure:
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Betula (Birch) platyphylla v. japonica (Whitespire Birch)

Selected for its borer resistance and tolerance to heat. Chalky white bark which does not exfoliate. Tolerates heat, wind and drought, but not wet soil. Broadly pyramidal. Large, glossy, dark green leaves and golden-yellow fall color.

  • Height: 30'-40'
  • Spread: 15'-20'
  • Exposure:
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Betula (Birch) populifolia 'Royal Frost' (Royal Frost Birch)

Beautiful , glossy, deep purple leaves that hold their color well throughout the summer. The pointy leaves emerge burgundy in the spring. Cinnamon-white exfoliating bark. fall colors range from bright reds and oranges, to yellow and purple. Upright pyramidal shape, rounding out somewhat with maturity. Prune only in summer when fully leafed out. Fast grower. It should not be allowed to dry out.

  • Height: 30'-40'
  • Spread: 15'-20'
  • Exposure:
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Characteristics
  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils