damp or dry soils
only when dormant during winter.
River Birch has become a popular landscape tree
because of its distinctive bark and graceful crown.
It also can tolerate drier conditions than other
Birches. The tan to cinnamon-colored exfoliating
bark of the River Birch is spectacular in the
winter. Lustrous, medium-green leaves are another
Riverbirch is tolerant of both wet soils and dry
summers however we tend to plant them in low-lying
areas of the landscape that retain moisture. In
the wild they grow near streams and riverbanks.
only when dormant and not when sap is flowing.