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Dura Heat® River Birch

Lustrous, dark green, leaf spot resistant foliage and creamy-white, exfoliating bark that ages to cinnamon brown. Makes a beautiful specimen, particularly stunning in the multi-stemmed form where the bark can take center stage. As the name implies, holds up well in heat. Requires full sun and moist, somewhat acidic soil. Reported to have good resistance to bronze birch borer. Introduced by Tree Introductions, Inc.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 20 - 25'
  • Spread: 15 - 20'
  • Shape: Pyramidal
  • Foliage: Medium green
  • Fall Foliage: Yellow
  • Zone: 5 - 9
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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