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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Specimen
  • Erosion Control
  • Bog
Exposure
  • Sun
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Growth Rate
  • Fast
  • Medium
Nature Attraction
  • Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Fall
  • Summer
Plant Introduction
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal
Best Characteristics
  • Bark Color
  • Bark Texture
  • Growth Habit
  • Fall Leaf Color
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Adapts well to wet areas
  • Moist
Plant Type
  • Tree
  • Large Tree
  • Shade Tree
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Peeling bark creates year round interest in the landscape. A good Birch tree for northern states. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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HERITAGE RIVER BIRCH

Betula nigra 'Heritage'

Buy Heritage® Birch online. Heritage is tree is pyramidal to oval headed in youth, often rounded in outline at maturity. The trunk is usually divided into several large arching branches close to the ground. It has spectacular glossy dark green foliage in summer changing to yellow in fall.

Mature Height:

40-70 Feet

Mature Spread:

40-60 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Betulaceae · Common Name: Birch

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Smart Pot 2 gallon

SKU: 6941

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(86 units available now - S)

Multi-Plant Discount! Standard Package Single stem Grown in Smart Pot.



$43.95

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 6538

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

three year plant Multi-Plant Discount! Standard Package Single stem


$59.95

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3169

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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four year plant No Multi-Plant Discount large package Multi-stem


$69.95

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3248

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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four year plant No Multi-Plant Discount large package Single stem


$69.95

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 6539

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
(29 units available now - G)

five year plant No Multi-Plant Discount oversize package Multi-stem


$249.95

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15 gallon Potted

SKU: 4398

(12.7 gallons / 48 liters)
(8-10 ft tall)
(95 units available now - G)

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$259.95

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25 gallon Potted

SKU: 4397

(27.6 gallons / 104 liters)
(8-10 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

five year plant No Multi-Plant Discount pick up only Multi-stem


$299.95

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Customer Testimonials

I just wanted to say that I have ordered over 7 varieties of Japanese maple, the quality is amazing, how the trees flourish after planting!!! You have a life time customer now!!! Also the variety of trees you carry is amazing!!!


Jared
Glen Ellyn, IL
September 2014