OnlinePlantCenter 48 in. River Birch Tree-DISCONTINUED-B340448 - The Home Depot

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5 gal. River Birch Tree
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5 gal. River Birch Tree


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Model # B340448

Internet # 204069859

48 in. River Birch Tree-DISCONTINUED

OnlinePlantCenter 48 in. River Birch Tree-DISCONTINUED

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Model # B340448

Internet # 204069859

A vigorous, fast growing, deciduous tree exhibiting reddish brown bark that will exfoliate to reveal a lighter inner bark. Dark green, leathery leaves turn yellow in fall. Showy, drooping, flower catkins appear in spring. A good substitute for Paper Birch, this ornamentally attractive tree makes a nice specimen or plant several for a grouping.

  • Very adaptable and heat tolerant
  • Grows in clay soil and in soils with poor drainage
  • One of the most disease free Birch varieties
  • More adaptable to heat and humidity than other Birch varieties
  • 1 gal. pot - state or federal regulations may require this plant to ship as a bare root plant, without pot and without soil
  • May ship in a dormant state, with bare branches and no leaves
  • Performs best in plant growing zones 4 to 9, when grown in other Zones, special care requirements will be required
  • To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 40 ft. away from other plants or structures
  • When shipped as a bare root plant, the Shake & Ship system has been used to remove soil from roots


Mature Height (in.)  480 in  Mature Width (in.)  480 in 
Botanical Name  Betula nigra  Evergreen or Deciduous  Deciduous 
Hardiness Zone  4,5,6,7,8,9  Optimal Soil Condition  Neutral 
Returnable  90-Day  Shipped As  Bare Root 
Sun Tolerance  Full Sun 


Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1 reviewer.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by A Good buy Trees came bare root and in good over-all condition. Shipping was quick. If you are looking for single trunked trees these are just what you want. Trees diameter was surprisingly narrow, but tree did look healthy. April 9, 2013
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