Old 09-24-2012, 11:09 PM
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river birch tree. plant in 3's or do they split in their own

got some riverbirch from the county. i see these in groups of 3-5 shoots.

do i need to groop them together or do they branch out on their own?
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:05 AM
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River Birch

Plant singly. They branch on their own.
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:13 AM
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If you are doing a large B and B tree, say 2" caliper, then you need to find one that already has the three trunks.

Otherwise, I've seen them with singular trunks.

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Old 09-27-2012, 08:06 PM
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You know your a plant nerd when you find this hilarious
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:30 AM
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You know your a plant nerd when you find this hilarious
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I'm shaking my head as well.

River Birch is a single stemmed tree. River Brch Clumps are individual trees grown in a group.

A River Birch can be damaged near the ground and grow multiple stems, but it does not have a natural multi-stem growth habit.
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