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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
RIVER BIRCH LIVE STAKES
The River Birch Live Stakes hardy planting zone ranges between 3-9.
The wide range of planting zone makes this tree a versatile, durable, and easy to grow tree no matter the soil or temperature. Planting zone 4 has a slower growing season due to temperatures that average -20 degrees Fahrenheit. The average temperatures for planting zone 9 are 25 degrees Fahrenheit to 30 degrees Fahrenheit.
The River Birches bloom season is from April to May. The male tree produces brownish leaves, and the females have green leaves.
The River Birch produces beautiful leaves, and many of the leaves last through the winter season.
During the spring, the River Birch flowers and the male flowers, which are catkins, produce cylinder looking flower clusters with little to no petals. The cylinder cluster contains many unisexual flowers. Usually, these flowers are wind-pollinated.
The growth rate for the River Birch is slow to moderate. It can grow to the height of up to 40 to 70 feet tall at maturity and grow to be as wide a 40 to 60 feet. It is producing a lot of shade.
The River Birch does well in a variety of soils. Preferably, medium to light moisture. It likes water and is a drought-resistant tree as well. You can find it in immensely moist areas in the United States, such as marsh areas and dry zones. Their roots grow deep, so they do need plenty of growing room.
You can plant the River Birch in direct sunlight to capture all the sun's rays or lightly shaded areas. It is a tree that enjoys colder climates, but due to its versatility, it is heat tolerant as well.
The River Birch Live Stakes is an exciting tree that grows to provide a vast shade covering its beautiful leaves, peeling bark, and sap. It is a low maintenance tree that can be grown in a variety of climates and soils.