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Heritage River Birch

Betula nigra 'Heritage'

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Fast-growing, graceful tree with glossy leaves and interesting bark.

Growing Conditions:
Very tolerant of a variety of conditions from sites with seasonal standing water to droughty sites.

Uses:
Grown for its lovely bark and wide range of environmental tolerances.

Height:
40' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
Pyramidal

Flowers:
2''-3

Leaves:
Largely toothed, medium green leaves that turn yellow in the fall.

Bark:
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.