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Betula nigra 'Whit XXV'
PP16573 Plant propagation prohibited



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Root Pouch 5 gallon - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 14050)
9 - Available Now (S) - Details   -   Multi-stem Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $170.00 Per Plant  In Stock

Root Pouch 5 gallon - 5-6 ft tall (SKU: 15254)
1 - Available Now (S) - Details   -   Single stem Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $170.00 Per Plant  In Stock

5 gallon Potted - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 4465)
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Whitcomb Collection

Hardiness Zone: 5-9   ·   Mature Height: 40-70 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 40-60 Feet

Buy City Slicker River Birch online. A beautifully selected cultivar with good vigor,drought tolerance,and exceptionally white bark. Leaves are dark green in summer and turn yellow-gold in fall. A Carl Whitcomb selection, who is also the breeder of the Whitcomb Crapemyrtles.

Family: Betulaceae · Common Name: Birch

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

CITY SLICKER RIVER BIRCH Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
Bark Type*
Growth Habit*
Large Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Fall*
Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun


  1. Paul - Oct 01, 2013
    Pennsylvania (Hardiness Zone: 6)

    Excellent trees! I purchased three. After two summers my trees are stunningly beautiful and very healthy. I am using them as specimen trees in my backyard. They are vigorous growers and have been very easy to care for! Enjoy!

  2. LINDA - Jun 15, 2018
    Illinois (Hardiness Zone: 5)

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CITY SLICKER RIVER BIRCH Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Betula is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Interesting Notes About CITY SLICKER RIVER BIRCH

Peeling bark creates year round interest in the landscape. A good Birch tree for northern states.