A beautiful variety with good vigor, drought tolerance, and extremely white bark; leaves turn a bright gold in fall; requires acidic soil, susceptible to chlorosis in alkaline soils
City Slicker River Birch features subtle chartreuse catkins in early spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The peeling white bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.
City Slicker River Birch is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
City Slicker River Birch is recommended for the following landscape applications;