BIRCH NORTHERN TRIBUTE®
30 – 40'
3 – 9
Medium Dark Green
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 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.
Availability & Ordering
BIRCH NORTHERN TRIBUTE® 18 CT TRAY
18 in stock (order online)
Next Season Availability
300 (call to order)
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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.
- 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.
- 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
- F23 – S24
When products are available
- FALL 2023 – SPRING 2024