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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We guarantee your plants to be in excellent condition and arrive alive. If you have any problems with your order, please contact us via email (do not call us, email us with pictures) and state the problem and photos of the problem along with your order # to firstname.lastname@example.org within 24 hours of order receival. No exceptions to this warranty so please, if you have any problems, we must receive an email within 24 hours of delivery.
River Birch Seedlings, Betula Nigra are an Excellent Shade Producing Deciduous
River Birch Seedlings or Betula Nigra are seedlings that propagate off of the Birch tree. It grows to 80' and a width of up to 2' and often with multiple trunks. They plant larger public areas, apartment complexes, and golf courses. River Birch seedlings and mature trees have telltale bark of light pink and very smooth. They are deciduous and are an excellent source of shade along a waterway in full sun. River Birch Seedlings at maturity can reach 50-90 feet tall and 40-60 feet wide. This tree can live from 50-150 years and is easy to grow a tree. Make sure it has plenty of water while it establishes. River Birch is a virtually disease-free variety, and it is a very tough tree. It can tolerate heat, cold, deer, poor drainage, and even pollution. Plant it in full sun to part shade and in almost any kind of soil but likes acidic to the slightly more alkaline soil. If you have a low-lying or very moist area, this is an excellent choice for that area.
River Birch Tree, Betula Nigra is Planted in Larger Public Areas, Apartment Complexes, and Golf Courses
But this versatile tree is also resistant to drought. Unlike the White Birch variety, the River Birch Tree withstands heat well, thriving in hot and humid locations, and withstands icy conditions. The cinnamon-colored bark is highly ornamental, as it sheds continually. The accumulated bark near the bottom of the tree deters weeds and other plants from growing near it. This oval-shaped tree features glossy green leaves with a silvery-white underside, gold leaves in the fall, green or brown flowers in spring, and 1-3 inch fruit. Songbirds appreciate the tiny, plentiful seeds while deer browse on the leaves. Fallen leaves disintegrate quickly, making less raking necessary.