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Uniquely Captivating Fox Valley River Birch

  • Salmon, Reddish-Brown Peeling Bark
  • Hardy, Multi-Stemmed Branches
  • Leathery, Bright Green Leaves
  • Pale Yellow Fall Foliage

Who would have thought that the beauty of a plant could start at its trunk? The Fox Valley River Birch (Betula nigra 'Little King') is known for its salmon and reddish-brown peeling bark that divulges a lighter inner bark.

The foliage emerges light green but turns darker green until the fall when it finishes clear yellow.

Fox Valley River Birch is a great specimen plant to show off its unique trunk and colorful foliage that will draw in a crowd.

This birch tree really can do it all though, so planting by a water feature or as a foundation plant along the side of your garage will captivate the beauty of your property regardless.

The multi-stemmed branches are incredibly hardy and can withstand extreme summer temperatures if planted in full sun to partial shade with well-drained soil.

To help keep the Fox Valley River Birch healthy, surround the base of the tree with mulch to ensure even moisture and to assist in keeping nasty diseases and pests away.

Fox Valley River Birch is an ususual dwarf tree and typically will not need any pruning.

This award-winning plant wants to make your landscaping the talk of the town, so order your very own Fox Valley River Birch today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Fox Valley® River Birch Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Bower and Branch
Botanical Name Betula nigra 'Little King'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 8 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 10 - 12 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Green Catkins
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Flowering
Fragrant No