Betula nigra Summer Cascade - Birch Summer Cascade

Outstanding ornamental tree for smaller gardens!

Unusual weeping form of the native River Birch! Hardy and adaptable ornamental tree. Creamy white exfoliating bark. Glossy dark green leaves turn yellow in fall. Highly disease and pest resistant. Grows to a height of 10-15' in sun or part shade. Tolerates moist to wet soils. Grows to only half the size of most other birches, perfect for small spaces!

Genus: 

Betula
Betula nigra Summer Cascade

Common Name: 

Birch Summer Cascade

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Ornamental Bark
Deer Resistant
Tolerates Wet Soil
Native

Plant Category: 

Deciduous Tree
Tree

Hardiness Zones: 

Zone 4

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Deep Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Mulch at the base of the tree with organic matter to retain moisture, taking care not to let it mound up against the trunk.

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Specimen tree for smaller gardens
Patio Planting Beds
Foundation Planting Beds
Water Garden Plantings
Japanese Gardens

Height: 

10-15'

Water Requirements: 

Water deeply as needed, particularly in hot, dry weather.
Tolerates wet soil

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, fertile, acidic soil

Growth Habit: 

Weeping

Fall Color: 

Yellow

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Please Note: The plant varieties listed on this website do not indicate current availability at Mahoney's Garden Centers. Plant varieties can vary from store to store and from week to week. If you are interested in purchasing a specific plant, we encourage you to call before making a a special trip to one of our garden centers.