Heritage River Birch
Betula nigra 'Heritage'
Fast-growing, graceful tree with glossy leaves and interesting bark.
Very tolerant of a variety of conditions from sites with seasonal standing water to droughty sites.
Grown for its lovely bark and wide range of environmental tolerances.
40' at maturity
30' at maturity
Largely toothed, medium green leaves that turn yellow in the fall.
Pinkish to brownish exfoliating bark, buff to cinnamon inner bark; very attractive.
Popular cultivar of river birch; larger, glossier leaves than the species; resistant to bronze birch borer.