Betula nigra &
Betula nigra &
Betula nigra &
Betula nigra &

Heritage® River Birch

Betula nigra 'Cully'

Regular price$37.99
  • We currently have 0 in stock.
  • Inventory on the way
  • Guaranteed locally grown
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.

Heritage River Birch is a fast-growing, medium-sized native deciduous tree that can have a single or multiple trunks.  It’s dark green leathery double-toothed leaves turn yellow in fall, and its attractive bark is a salmon to reddish-brown and exfoliates to show a creamy white interior in winter. Grows best in rich moist acidic soils.  Extremely resistant to birch borer and good resistance to leaf spot.




Eastern N. America; GA Native


40’ - 70’ 


40’ - 60’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9


Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest: 

Fall, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance.  It can take clay and poorly drained soils.  Weakened birches are vulnerable to the bronze birch borer which can be fatal Some susceptibility to aphids, leaf miner and iron chlorosis in high pH soils.

LANDSCAPE USES: Specimen planting or Grove, Wetlands and pondsWoodland GardenNaturalized AreasNative Garden, and Shade Tree.

COMPANION PLANTS: Sweetflag, Buckeye, Tea Berry

IMAGES: Michael RiveraCoastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Heritage River Birch Betula nigra 'Cully'CC BY-SA 4.0, (2) Photo by David J. Stang, Betula nigra Heritage 0zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (3) Photo by Maggie, Betula nigra 'Cully', (4) Photo by David J. Stang, Betula nigra Heritage 9zzCC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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