Plant Library

Birch Heritage River

Common Name: Birch

Botanical Name: Betula nigra

Variety: Heritage River

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: N/A

Zone: 4 to 8

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 50'

Mature Width: 30-40'

Notes: A vigorous grower w/ glossy green foliage and exfoliating bark that is lighter than River Birch, ranging from tan to creamy-white to white. Tolerates wet, poorly drained soils, but does well in upland soils and is resistant to Bronze Birch Borer. Golden fall foliage color.