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Common Name: Fox Valley™ River Birch      Latin Name: Betula nigra 'Little King'      Size: 10 (min) to 12 (max)
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Two nurseries may carry this. One is Ammon Nursery in Northern Kentucky 859-586-6956. Ask fo Amy tell her plant places sent youThe other is Natorps They may have it as well. 513-398-2550 Let me know if you find it.Steve
searching for a little king birch to plant at my reisdence.
Hello, could you help with availability in New York Blauvelt, zip 10983, 20 miles north of NYC. Thank you-
I would like to purchase this tree. Can you suggest either a nursery in my area or an online retailer please I live in Kinnelon, NJ 07405. Thank you in advance.
I live in Nashville, TN and am looking for a retailer in my area who sells this tree. Thanks in advance for any help.
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Betula nigra 'Little King'
Origin: Eastern U.S.
Maximum Height: 12 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Betula
species: nigra
Cultivar: 'Little King'
Origin: Eastern U.S.
Size: 10 (min) to 12 (max)
Size Description:
Notes: Introduced by Jim King, Oswego, IL
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Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingVery GoodSee other plants that are sustainable.
Deer Resistance: star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood ResistanceSee plants that are deer resistant.
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingAverage Performance
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingDoes Not Perform Well
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Plant Images and Specimens
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Location: Mt. Airy Arboretum, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerlein
Season: 3-20-09
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Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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Winter Form
Photo Credit: Patrick Kelsch

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Location: Boone County Arboretum
Photo Credit: Kris Stone
Season: November
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220 [Latitude: 39.141230333333300 Longitude: -84.509882766666700] Specimen: 1535
Location: North Carolina Arboretum 100 Ashville NC 28806 [Latitude: 35.496805940000000 Longitude: -82.608719000000000] Specimen: 3025
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