Heritage® ('Cully') River Birch
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - medium to fastMature 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 -Plants of this taxon:
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.