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Betula nigra Summer Cascade PBR

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Betula nigra Summer Cascade PBR Weeping River Birch,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Pendulous

Betula Summer Cascade PBR has a strong pendulous growth habit. The attractive white coloured bark is smooth at first and then flakes in smaller sections to a tan colour. This tree is suitable for a range of areas throughout Australia as it will handle humid conditions and tolerate heat and dryness as well as a wet soil. Great to use as a feature tree. Grows approx. 1.8-2.4m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Borers, Rust

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Betulaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Orange, Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High