River Birch Tree (Betula nigra) --Kids love the peeling trunks
River Birch, by Blue Moon Fund Charlottesville by Nelson Byrd Woltz More
Beautiful tree - pest and deer resistant zone 4-8
River birch: full sun to part shade, USDA Zones 4–9, grown for its gorgeous exfoliating bark, native to eastern US.
Betula nigra ‘Heritage’ (River Birch) … gorgeous peeling bark, pest resistance and a graceful shape.
Clump River Birch Betula nigra This is another nice tree that doesn't make a mess when it drops its leaves.
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Tropical-Birch-mature. Frost hardy, wind hardy, deciduous, pyramidal shape, 10m x 4m. Underpruning required. Fast grower.