Betula nigra 'Little King (Fox Valley®)'

River Birch, Black Birch, Red Birch, Water Birch

Family: Betulaceae Birch

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 8A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Brown
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Erosion control, specimen
Height 8' to 10' / 2.40m to 3.00m
Spread 8' to 10' / 2.40m to 3.00m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive