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® #1 CONTAINER

BIRNTRIN01

Availability

194 in stock

Next Available

Fall22-Spring23*

Pricing

BIRCH NORTHERN TRIBUTE® 18 CT TRAY

BIRNTRIAQT

Availability

836 in stock

Next Available

Fall22-Spring23*

Pricing

Notice

When ordering tray material, any 38 Ct and 50 Ct Evergreen Gro Plugs or any 15 and 18 count deciduous 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.
  • 5 trays of 15 Ct trays would be 75 plants on the order line.

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

All bare root evergreen T Bedrun Four Year Old, minimum order is 25 plants per variety.

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
  • T Bedrun = 4  year old field grown bare root liners/bed run
Season Code
  • F22-S23
When products are available
  • FALL 2022 – SPRING 2023

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