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Plant Characteristics

Flower Color*
  • Green
  • Green
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Provides Shade
 

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:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • 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®.

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Purchase DURA HEAT® RIVER BIRCH Online

Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 10990

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

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 10035

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(8 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$115.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11114

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(3 units available now - S)

large package Multi-stem Grown in Root Pouch®.



$115.00

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September 2014

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