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.

Availability

Item Description On Hand Ready
BIRNTRIAQT BIRCH NORTHERN TRIBUTE® 18 CT TRAY 1092 F22-S23*
BIRNTRIN01 BIRCH NORTHERN TRIBUTE® #1 CONTAINER 235 F22-S23*

*see availability legend below

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Availability Legend

  • BARE ROOT = One year single stem liner
  • Redi Root Pot = #3 clump air pruned pot / 4 stems planted, 3 guaranteed
  • 18 Ct Tray = One year single stem liner, 3 tray mix/match minimum
  • 38 Cell Gro-Plug® = One year single stem liner grown in cell tray
Season Code
  • F22-S23
When products are available
  • FALL 2022 - SPRING 2023