RIVER BIRCH

Betula occidentalis

 

This birch is a native to the intermountain west. In its natural habitat it is usually seen along rivers and streams. Adding this native to your landscape can introduce more character and interest with its smooth reddish bark set against dark green leaves. Multi-stem forms are popular and will add to the appeal of your landscape.

 

 
 
FALL COLOR

SHAPE AT MATURITY

Height:  40′

Spread:  35′

Shape:  Broadly pyramidal to rounded

Foliage:  Medium to dark green

Fall Color:  Yellow to gold

Zone:  4