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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • White
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Exfoliating
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
  • Weeping (Pendulous)
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Betula is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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

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SUMMER CASCADE RIVER BIRCH

Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade'
PP15105 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Summer Cascade® Birch online. A weeping form of river birch from North Carolina with unique pendulous habit and graceful weeping branches. Will make a large mounding shrub if left untrained. It can be trained to any height by staking and allowed to trial from there. It also has flexible new growth that will lend it to sculpting in any shape for even more creative applications. Makes a nice specimen plant or focal point around water features. This fast-growing plant tolerates wet soils and summer heat.

Mature Height:

6-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Betulaceae · Common Name: Birch

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for 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®.

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4270

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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$100.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 6071

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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$130.00

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10 gallon Potted

SKU: 7106

(9.5 gallons / 35 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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$250.00

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