River Birch offers medium to rapid rate of growth along with attractive peeling bark and striking yellow fall color. An impressive specimen commonly grown as a clump of several trunks.

River Birch will thrive in moist areas, and is considered to be more resistant to borers than the European white birch. 

Requires full sun and is one of the most adaptable, heat tolerant of the birches. 

Low temperature to -40°F

Scientific Name: Betula nigra 'River'


Growing Zones: 4-9

Mature Height: 60 Feet (can grow up to 90 Feet)

Mature Width: 40-60 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun 


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Birch, River (2 Gallon)

Zones: 4-9

  • Price: $9.00

Birch, River- Clump (5 Gallon)

Zones: 4-9

  • Price: $14.00