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River Birch - Betula nigra (latin)

Area of origin: Southeast America
Adult dimensions: Height up to 15m, width up to 10m
Foliage: Deciduous
Soil type: Any
Hardiness: Hardy to -10°C
Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Properties and uses:
The brown bark of the adult Birch shows dark scars and deep cracks with sinuous bulges at the base of the trunk; it becomes black at the base of the old trees. The foliage turns yellow in autumn. The Birch is a hardy tree which can be planted alone, in groups or in a windbreak hedge. This River Birch is well adapted to wet acid soils.

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