The cinnamon-colored, exfoliating bark of the River Birch is spectacular in the winter. Lustrous, medium-green leaves. Most borer resistant birch. Tolerant of both wet soils and dry summers. Avoid very alkaline soils-likes sandy soil. Borer resistant. Hardy to -30
Mature Size: 30'-40' Tall Average Width: 40ft.
Fall Color: Yellow, short lived
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6,7,8,9
Water Needs: Moderate
Growth Rate: Fast
Light Needs:Partial Shade, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Full Sun Max Elevation: 8,500