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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • White
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Exfoliating
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Year-Round
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Wind/Dust Break
 

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 gives this trees year round interest.Dura Heat® Birch is a good birch tree for southern states.

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DURA HEAT® RIVER BIRCH

Betula nigra 'Dura Heat'

Buy Dura Heat® Birch online. Dura Heat 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 thick glossy olive 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

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase DURA HEAT® RIVER BIRCH Online

Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 10990

(2.11 gallons / 8 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(34 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 10035

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(8 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$130.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11114

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(1 units available now - S)

large package Multi-stem Grown in Root Pouch®.



$130.00

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Customer Testimonials

Was very pleased with the packing and the condition of the tree, excellent nursery practice. We now have a bit of Oklahoma in our front yard in Raleigh, NC.  Thanks!


Daniel
Raleigh, NC
June 2018

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