River birch is a deciduous medium to large-sized native tree. Betula nigra is a very attractive ornamental tree.
Growth Rate: Rapid (10-15”/yr.)
Soils: Sand, loam, Clay
Moisture: Moist to wet
Shade Tolerance: Full Sun, part sun
Mature Height: 50-75 ft.
Deer Damage Potential: Low
Other: Ornamental, good in wet soil, tolerates some compaction