Water Birch, River Birch Betula nigra Northern

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Betula nigra Northern

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Betula

Species:

nigra

Location:

Northern

Common Name:

Water Birch, River Birch

Seeds Per Pound:
388,450
Quantity:
7.71 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: 7.71 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
10 g
12.50
1 oz
17.95
1 lb
129.50
1 kg
258.00
Growing Info:
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.