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I can't wait to get my order and get it planted!!!
Got these planted around my property. Can't wait to see how well they do.
I just love how these look.
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
|Ships November through April|
River Birch Seedlings - Betula Nigra. is Fast Growing. Water and Drought Tolerable
River Birch Seedlings got its name because of how common it was to find them near river banks. Despite it growing in that terrain in the wild it adapts well to other landscapes. River Birch Seedlings can survive almost in any state in the United States. River Birch Seedlings beloved for its fast growth, unique and exciting curling bark, its tolerance to water and drought as well as its large spreading limbs. In 2002 the Municipal Arborists named this tree the Urban Tree of the Year.
The River Birch makes a perfect shade tree but is often considered an ornamental tree as well. During the early years of the tree, it will provide dappled light shade, but as it matures, River Birch Seedlings will be able to provide moderate tone. Its appeal is its new compliment to any scenery. As you observe the River Birch Seedlings life, you will notice that it grows around 13 to 24 inches a year.
River Birch makes a Perfect Shade Tree but is also Ornamental as Well
The River Birch Seedlings shows the most success when it's grown in loamy, sandy, acidic, well-drained soils and clay soils. It can deal with a conservative amount of flooding and even a limited amount of drought. When the temperatures are hot, River Birch Seedlings will appreciate it if you provide additional watering. River Birch Seedlings leaves are somewhat triangular and are typically a deep green color. Whitetail deer and other browsing animals enjoy river Birch Seedlings foliage. Songbirds love the seeds that the River Birch Seedlings produce. As the River Birch Seedlings matures, the bark will become a cinnamon brown color that will curl and peel off in time.
The Betula nigra, or river birch, is a species of a birch tree that is native to the Eastern U.S. It grows from New Hampshire to southern Minnesota down to Texas and Florida. Although most birches are cold-weather trees, the river birch is heat-tolerant. Therefore, this particular type of birch thrives in zones 6 and below.
Growing up to 80 to 100 feet tall with a trunk ranging from 20 to 60 inches in diameter, the base of the tree may be divided into multiple slender trunks. The bark of a river birch tree changes from youth to maturity to old age. Young river birches have a bark that ranges from salmon pink to brownish-gray as the tree grows and matures, its bark transitions to reddish-brown with a dark gray base. The scales on the tree also become closely-pressed into thick plates. In old age, the scales become divided into deep furrows and are thicker toward the base of the tree's trunk. Leaves grow from 1 1/2 to 3 1/4 inches long and 1 1/4 to 2 1/4 inches broad. On the topside of the leaves is dark green while the underside is a light greenish-yellow color. The river birch bears fruit that matures in late spring.