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Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' (Weeping River Birch)

The average plant height is 180 cm
The average plant height is 200 cm
The average plant height is 230 cm

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Trees
Height:2.50 m
Spread:2.50 m
Flowering time:
Tolerances:Extended dry periods, Hardy, Wet
Garden uses:Parks, Ponds, Specimen
Garden styles:Alpine, Architectural, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Frontyard, Japanese, Modern
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' (Weeping River Birch) Details

Commonly known as the Weeping River Birch, “Summer Cascade” is a small tree that will grow almost anywhere. It grows with a pendulous and cascading habit featuring foliage that is leathery, mid green, and develops impressive yellow tones in the autumn before falling. It typically grows to 2.5 m tall and the same wide, performing best in full sun position on a well-drained site. It will grow well on heavy soils and is tolerant of dry periods, cool climates, frost, and humid environments. “Summer Cascade” is commonly grown beside water features, used as a specimen, or added to a mixed planting.

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