River Birch Tree (Betula nigra) --Kids love the peeling trunks

River Birch Tree (Betula nigra) --Kids love the peeling trunks

River Birch, by Blue Moon Fund Charlottesville by Nelson Byrd Woltz                                                                                                                                                                                 More

River Birch, by Blue Moon Fund Charlottesville by Nelson Byrd Woltz More

Dura Heat® River Birch

Dura Heat® River Birch

River birch (Betula nigra) is a one of the best trees for year-round interest. With its multicolored papery bark that peels away from the trunk, this North American native species is a great choice for a driveway entrance, backyard habitat or woodland edge.

River birch (Betula nigra) is a one of the best trees for year-round interest. With its multicolored papery bark that peels away from the trunk, this North American native species is a great choice for a driveway entrance, backyard habitat or woodland edge.

Mullti branch River Birch. This is what melissa has on north side of house. she has been happy with them. they have filled in nicely. i'm thinking a little privacey for back yard where sprinklers hit in a new flower bed.

Mullti branch River Birch. This is what melissa has on north side of house. she has been happy with them. they have filled in nicely. i'm thinking a little privacey for back yard where sprinklers hit in a new flower bed.

River Birch - Betula nigra

River Birch - Betula nigra

Clump River Birch Betula nigra This is another nice tree that doesn't make a mess when it drops its leaves.

Clump River Birch Betula nigra This is another nice tree that doesn't make a mess when it drops its leaves.

Betula nigra 'Heritage'  River Birch

Betula nigra 'Heritage' River Birch

Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' by KarlGercens.com, via Flickr

Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' by KarlGercens.com, via Flickr

Betula nigra 'Heritage': River birch has peeling salmon-white bark. Zones 4 to 9.

18 trees with beautiful bark

Betula nigra 'Heritage': River birch has peeling salmon-white bark. Zones 4 to 9.

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