Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade'

Sumer Cascade WeepingRiver Birch

Categories: Trees

Grows to a height of 10-15’ in sun or part shade. Tolerates moist to wet soils. Grows to only half the size of most other birches, perfect for small spaces!

More About Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade'

  • weeping form of River Birch

Unusual weeping form of the native River Birch! Hardy and adaptable ornamental tree. Creamy white exfoliating bark. Glossy dark green leaves turn yellow in fall. Highly disease and pest resistant. 

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10-15 ft


10-15 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade' Characteristics


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Mass Plant
  • Exfoilating Bark
  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • inconspicuous


  • Upright
  • Spreading
  • Vase-like