Go Back Heritage Birch

Betula nigra "Heritage"
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Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

As young trees, they have a pyramid shape, then grow out to a more rounded and erratic shape as they mature. The leaves are triangular and dark green on top with light coloring on the bottom. In autumn, the leaves turn yellow to brown. The Heritage river birch was selected as a cultivar because of its unique bark. All river birches have a bark that flakes off regularly in long thin sheets. Most river birches have orange and brown shades of bark. Heritage has rich shades of cream, purple, orange and salmon, which has made the most popular cultivar of river birch. The colorful bark makes Heritage interesting in winter after the leaves have fallen.

 


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Flower Color

Foliage Color

Dark green

Plant Spread

40-50' tall x

Good Companions

Plant Height

N/A

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture


Characteristics & Attributes

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