Heritage® River Birch (Multi-Branch)
Betula nigra 'Cully'
Pronunciation: BET-ew-luh NY-gruh
|Description||A beautiful, multi-branched tree prized for its highly textural, colorful, peeling bark. An exceptional silhouette for night lighting. Provides striking winter interest. This versatile, highly heat tolerant tree thrives in riparian settings with high water tables and problematic low wet soils, yet adapts to mild drought when established. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage and bark.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 40 to 60 ft. tall and wide; 70 ft. tall in ideal conditions.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Companion Plants||Chokeberry (Aronia); Sweet Flag (Acorus); Japanese Water Iris (Iris ensata); Sweetspire (Itea); Clethra (Clethra); Buckeye (Aesculus); Button Bush (Cephalanthus)|
|Care||Thrives in deep, loamy, moist but well-drained soil amended with sand or gravel, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established tolerates mild drought, but reaches maximum growth in rich, fertile, evenly moist soils. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring.|
|Lore||Named an Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municpal Arborists.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.