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Betula nigra (Multistem RB 250-300 cm Specimen 1)
Black Birch; River Birch 

Betula nigra (Multistem RB 250-300 cm Specimen 1)
Common name

Black Birch; River Birch

Group

Trees

Family

Betulaceae

Description

Black Birch;River Birch. Conical tree with shaggy; red-brown bark when young. Diamond-shaped; glossy; green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Yellow-brown catkins in spring. Max Height 18m. Max Spread 12m. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Water thoroughly before planting.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Conical
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
18m
Ultimate spread
12m

Colour

Flowers
Green in June; July
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Blue; Black in June
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Grafting
Usage
Border
Planting
Water thoroughly before planting

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Winter Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Stake and tie; Feed
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Aphids; Rusts; Honey fungus

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Multistem PROMOTION New Rootballed 250-300 cm --- £277.50 £ 4