BIRCH NORTHERN TRIBUTE®

BETULA NIGRA 'DICKENSON'®
Height

30 – 40'

Spread

30'

Zone

3 – 9

Foliage

Medium Dark Green

Fall Color

Yellow

An outstanding landscape specimen with its upright

rounded habit and ivory bark exfoliating to copper-bronze. Northern

Tribute® has shown superior adaptability to stresses of the Upper

Midwest and Northern Plains. It has shown no signs of winter injury or

iron chlorosis in alkaline soils and has performed well in compacted, dry

soils, which is extremely atypical of the species and other selected

cultivars. Northern Tribute®’s abilities to perform well in compacted,

dry soils will greatly open the landscape possibilities of this species.

Soil Preferences: Prefers moist well-drained soil but performs well in

compacted, dry soils. It is pH tolerant including alkaline soils.

Propagation: Tissue culture and/or softwood cuttings.

Ornamental Attributes: Upright oval habit is maintained which is

different from the rounded habit of species. The ivory colored with

striking coppery-bronze exfoliating bark which contrasts to add

landscape interest.

Landscape Attributes: Recommended as a landscape specimen tree in

more open areas, not limited to moist soils. Many seed sources of River

Birch suffer winter injury in zone 3 and also may die from iron chlorosis

in alkaline pH soils, Northern Tribute® has shown no signs of winter

injury or iron chlorosis in alkaline soils.

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Availability & Ordering

BIRCH NORTHERN TRIBUTE® 18 CT TRAY

BIRNTRIAQT

Current Availability

300 in stock (order online)

Pricing

Next Available

F24-S25 *

Next Season Availability

0 (call to order)

Notice

When ordering tray material, any 38 Ct and 50 Ct Evergreen Gro Plugs or 18 Ct cell liner trays, the order quantity must be in full tray increments.

Example
  • 7 trays of 50 Ct Gro Plugs would be 350 plants on the order line.
  • 5 trays of 18 Ct trays would be 90 plants on the order line.

All bare root birch single stem must be ordered in increments of 10.

 

Availability Legend

  • 50GP = One year from seed, sold 50 trees per tray, 3 tray mix/match minimum
  • 18 Ct Tray = Two years from seed/cutting, 3 tray mix/match minimum
  • #1 Container = 3 year old tree container grown
  • #5 Container =  5 year old tree container established
  • Bare root birch = 1 year from seed or cutting
Season Code
  • F24 – S25
When products are available
  • FALL 2024 – SPRING 2025

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