Betula nigra 'Cully'

Heritage® ('Cully') River Birch

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - medium to fast
Mature Height - 40-70' may reach 90'
Mature Width - 40-60'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Male catkins are drooping and brown, 2-3" long. Female catkins are smaller, insignificant, upright, and greenish. Both appear in spring on the same tree.
Fruit - small nutlet, pendulous catkin, ripens and sheds seed in spring.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow.
Bark - Bark starts to exfoliate on young trunks (1 to 2" in diameter) and opens to a white to salmon-white on young stems eventually darkening to salmon-brown as the tree ages.
Other Features - Leaves are larger, glossier dark green than species.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Cold hardy to at least -40 degrees F. Extremely well-adapted.
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects - Less prone to leaf spot.
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Birch.
- Other plants of the family Betulaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Betula.
- Other plants of the species Betula nigra.