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Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade'

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Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' - Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' - Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

More About Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' (PP15105)

  • Weeping to prostrate, growth habit
  • Oval, serrated leaves are dark green in the summer, bright yellow in the fall
  • Salmon-pink to reddish-brown bark exfoliates to reveal a lighter, inner bark
  • Can be trained to form a tree form, or left natural as a mounding spreader

Zone:

4

Height:

2-3 m

Spread:

2-3 m
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Summer Cascade Birch Growing and Maintenance Tips

Summer Cascade birch can tolerate wet conditions, provided the soil has adequate drainage. Creative staking and pruning will add to its unique, growth characteristic, and  expose its showy, exfoliating bark. One of the most disease-free birches. An excellent single-stemmed specimen near water or a wet area.   


Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' (PP15105) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Weeping
Spreading
Upright
Trailing

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade'

Betula pendula 'Youngii'

Betula pendula 'Youngii'

Young's Weeping Birch