River Birch, Water Birch Betula nigra Northern

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Betula nigra Northern

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Betula

Species:

nigra

Location:

Northern

Common Name:

River Birch, Water Birch

Seeds Per Pound:
388,450
Quantity:
2.29 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
207
Germination:
62%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
78%
Height:
80 feet
Collection Locale:
Orchard Park, NY
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 2.29 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
10 g
$12.50
1 oz
$17.95
1 lb
$129.50
1 kg
$258.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: requires light for germination, surface sow and keep moist.
Other: stratification may be used instread of surface sowing, it is better to surface sow if possible.
In a Nutshell:
* Betula nigra ( River Birch , also occasionally called Water Birch ) is a species of birch native to the eastern United States from New Hampshire west to southern Minnesota , and south to northern Florida and east Texas . It is commonly found in flood plains and/or swamps . more...
* A decidious Tree growing to 20 m (65ft 7in) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower in March, and the seeds ripen in June. more...
* Bark peels off in sheets, revealing reddish-brown underbark, may grow 1-2' a year, shiny green leaf changing to yellow in fall, variable, likes rich, moist, acid soil, good for for wet spots, native to eastern U.S.