Einfahrt steine River birch (Betula nigra) is a for year-round interest. With its multicolored papery bark that peels away from the trunk, this North American native species is a great choice for a driveway entrance, backyard habitat or woodland edge.
Betula nigra (River birch)GROWING CONDITIONS Water Use: High Light Requirement: Part Shade Soil Moisture: Moist Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2) CaCO3 Tolerance: None Soil Description: Sandy, moist soils. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Acid-based Conditions Comments: River birch is fast growing and long-lived and is probably our most trouble-free birch. Do not prune until summer when the sap has stopped flowing. Well-suited to areas that are periodically wet.