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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • White
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Exfoliating
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - 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*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern 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 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

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®.

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.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 9722

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package




$40.00

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Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 6941

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

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 6538

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

Standard Package




$100.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3169

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package Multi-stem



$115.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3248

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package




$115.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 10250

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

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$115.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11115

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)
(10 units arriving on 3/1/18) (?)
large package Multi-stem Grown in Root Pouch®.



$115.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 6539

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

pick up only Multi-stem



$200.00

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15 gallon Potted

SKU: 4398

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

pick up only Multi-stem



$300.00

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25 gallon Potted

SKU: 4397

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

pick up only Multi-stem



$400.00

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Customer service is beyond par, shipping is FAST, and these plants I have bought are better an bigger than any other so called nursery!! E X C E L L E N T!!!


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Cache, OK
November 2016

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