'Summer Cascade' River birch (Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 5
Mature Height Mature Height
10 to 15 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Wet soil, poor drainage (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
graceful, weeping form with pendulous branches; 10-15’ tall; 15-20’ wide; fast growing; hardy to zone 5

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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